Hays PLC

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Industry & services

Hays on the back foot as restructuring costs drag profits lower

Profits were hit by higher commission payments, the cost of restructuring operations in Europe and a charge for equalising pension benefits for men and women...

2 weeks, 3 days ago
Retail & consumer

Lender Amigo, recruiter Hays and Gym Group all due to report on busy Thursday in London

There has been a dearth of announcements over the summer holidays, but the corporate news machine is getting ready to fire itself up again with the kids heading back to school shortly...

2 weeks, 3 days ago

Hays posts flat gross profit as political uncertainty in Australia and UK hurt business confidence

Hays said it remains mindful of economic and political uncertainties...

on 16/7/19

Uber posts US$1bn loss in first set of results since disappointing flotation

Uber finance chief, Nelson Chai, remained upbeat about the group’s prospects, saying he had seen some less aggressive pricing by competitors....

on 31/5/19
Industry & services

RBC moves Hays to ‘outperform’, says recent weakness represents ‘good buying opportunity’

Hays’ shares have underperformed those of its peers so far in 2019, and RBC reckons that means they are worth a punt...

on 20/5/19
Industry & services

Hays reports slowdown in gross profit growth despite benefit of later Easter

“While we remain mindful of macroeconomic conditions, the outlook remains positive across most of our markets,” said chief executive Alistair Cox...

on 16/4/19
Industry & services

Hays weak as Morgan Stanley cuts its rating to ‘equal-weight’ from ‘overweight’ on lack of near-term catalysts

Morgan Stanley’s analysts noted that with its half-year results in February, Hays flagged a lower level of contractor extensions in its biggest market, Germany...

on 9/4/19
Industry & services

Hays shares hit by fears of German slowdown despite first half profit growth

Despite pre-tax profit rising 8% to £122.6mln, investors were spooked by a slowdown in growth from the central European country, which slipped from 17% to 14% year-on-year...

on 21/2/19
Industry & services

Hays delivers 'good quarter' but remains cautious amid Brexit uncertainty

“Our diverse and balanced global business, together with our highly experienced management teams, mean we look to the future with confidence," said chief executive Alistair Cox....

on 15/1/19

BP starts production at Clair Ridge oil field in North Sea

The FTSE 100 oiler is targeting an output of around 120,00 barrels per day, with the project designed to recover a total of 640mln barrels...

on 23/11/18
Industry & services

Credit Suisse upgrades Pagegroup, downgrades SThree in note on recruiters

Credit Suisse raised its rating on Pagegroup to ‘outperform’ from ‘neutral’ but cut its target price to 575p from 600p...

on 16/10/18
Industry & services

Hays shares drop as first quarter gross profit misses analysts' expectations

Hays said it remains "mindful" of macroeconomic conditions as Brexit uncertainty continues to drag on UK business confidence...

on 11/10/18
Industry & services

Hays hikes final and special dividends as international markets drive profit growth

Germany continued to be the star performer for Hays with record like-for-like net fee growth of 16%...

on 30/8/18
Industry & services

Hays expects annual profits to beat market forecasts after record final quarter

Hays said its strong cash position and underlying trading will “enable the board to consider increasing shareholder returns significantly"...

on 13/7/18
Industry & services

Hays reports third quarter gross profit growth in subdued UK jobs market

Hays said net fees in the UK and Ireland fell 2% in third quarter as employers exercised caution amid Brexit uncertainty...

on 12/4/18
Industry & services

Hays falls as subdued UK market, weak cash generation offsets rise in first half profit

The FTSE 250-listed recruiter reported half-year pre-tax profit of £113.9mln, up from £96.2mln a year earlier, as revenue rose to £2.83bln from £2.48bln...

on 22/2/18
Industry & services

Hays enjoys strong quarter on the strength of its German business

No prizes for guessing which region was letting the side down...

on 11/1/18
Industry & services

Hays and Pagegroup looking a bit toppy to Deutsche Bank

The near-term outlook for Hays and Page’s non-UK business is strong, but both stocks are on historically high price/earnings ratios...

on 6/12/17
Industry & services

Recruiter Hays achieves record quarterly net fees as UK delivers improvement despite Brexit

Hays said conditions in the UK remain stable while conditions "remain good" in the majority of its international markets...

on 12/10/17
Industry & services

UBS ups stance for Hays to ‘buy’ from ‘neutral’ as it looks for a ‘margin break-out ahead

The Swiss bank’s analysts said: “We now expect cyclical upgrades to continue in the near term as indicators remain strong, and see mid-term structural upgrades as a positive price/mix shift (e.g. Germany) drives margins to new highs.”...

on 4/10/17

S & U upbeat on car market as profits climb again

Car finance applications and transactions in the half year were both up around 20% on a year ago...

on 26/9/17
Industry & services

Hays delivers first special dividend as full year profits rise despite Brexit-hit UK jobs market

Hays reported a rise in full year profits and net fees as growth in its international businesses offset a decline in the UK and Ireland where business confidence has been knocked by Brexit...

on 31/8/17
Industry & services

Hays sees full year profits ahead of market forecasts as the recruiter shrugs off Brexit uncertainty

Hays has reported a record quarterly performance as growth in international net fees offset a decline in the UK ...

on 14/7/17
Retail & consumer

Time Out Group unleashes potential of iconic brand

It has also created a new business, Time Out Market, described on the site a culinary and cultural experience....

on 29/5/17
Industry & services

Hays joins fellow recruiters PageGroup, Robert Walters with improved UK trading despite Brexit

But official data has revealed unemployment benefit claimants increased by 25,500 to 765,400 in the three months period to end-March when Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 to begin formal Brexit negotiations over the next two years...

on 13/4/17