FINANCIALS: Activity levels remain elevated, says Harvey Nash

International executive and professional services recruiter Harvey Nash says that demand for its services “continues to improve” in its key markets.

Thu, 5 Jun 2014International executive and professional services recruiter Harvey Nash says that demand for its services “continues to improve” in its key markets.

In its interim management statement, covering 1 February to 4 June 2014, the company says “activity levels remain elevated, although there is variation in the pace of that improvement across the markets in which the group operates”.

The statement continues: “On a like-for-like basis, in the first quarter compared to the corresponding period in the previous year, revenue was 12% higher (15% on a constant currency basis, gross profit was 2% higher (6% on a constant currency basis) and operating profit was 12% higher (17% on a constant currency basis).”

The company says “demand for permanent recruitment is strong in the US, UK and Hong Kong, and there are continuing signs of improvement in Sweden and Finland, although Norway remains weak.

“Demand for permanent recruitment also remains weak in mainland Europe, however there it is offset by robust demand for contractor services. In the US, demand for offshore services is picking up, offsetting lower demand for contracting as a result of the swing to permanent recruitment.”

Twitter Twitter

Snow joke for Midlands recruiters

As large parts of the country awoke yesterday to a winter wonderland, recruiters have had mixed fortunes in terms of temps turning up for assignments and clients opening their doors this morning.

11 December 2017

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: CSG, Job Matrix, Recruitive

Contracts 11 December 2017

Government washing its hands of blacklisting says union

Unite has accused the government of washing its hands on the issue of blacklisting in the construction industry following a nationwide day of action by the trade union, which threatened to draw recruiters into the firing line.

7 December 2017

Vital Recruitment plans Christmas treat for one lucky worker

Working at Christmas can be miserable but one Peterborough-based recruiter is planning to make it a memorable occasion for one lucky worker this year.

Lighter Side 7 December 2017
Top