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FINANCIALS: Robert Walters reports ‘positive momentum’ for business

Global recruiter Robert Walters reports “profit ahead of expectations” for the first quarter ended 31 March 2021, according to its financial results released today.

Blackfinch Ventures investment in Candidate.ID tops £1.3m

Venture capital firm Blackfinch Ventures has invested £700k into recruitment software developer Candidate.ID, a year after investing an initial £630k into the firm.

IT/Telecoms, HR 13 April 2021

FINANCIALS: Gattaca reveals Covid impact in interim report

STEM and contract recruiter Gattaca has today reported continuing net fee income of £21.1m in its interim results for the six months ended 31 January 2021 in the face of “encouraging signs of recovery” from the global pandemic slowdown of recruitment activity.

Life sciences, Engineering 31 March 2021

FINANCIALS: Aviation sector hits Empresaria profits

Covid-19’s impact on the aviation industry hit global specialist staffing group Empresaria, according to the company’s 2020 annual results.

FINANCIALS: SThree reports better than expected results

STEM recruiter SThree reports today [15 March 2021] that its group net fees in Q1 2021 are equalling Q1 2020, with the group’s performance in this year’s first quarter ahead of management expectation.

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters confirms trading update figures in year-end results

Global recruitment firm Robert Walters announced their year-end 2020 financial results today.

2 March 2021

FINANCIALS: Gattaca reports £21.1m NFI

In a trading update for the six months ended 31 January 2021, engineering and technology recruiter Gattaca has said it expects to report net fee income of £21.1m.

Accountants urge small firms to check recent CJRS claims

Accountancy organisations are urging small business owners to check their recent Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme claims and possibly recalculate them in the wake of a software error in the CJRS calculator.

15 February 2021

FINANCIALS: Randstad reports on ‘solid’ performance

Global recruitment firm Randstad has reported “a solid and competitive performance in an exceptional 2020” in financial results released today.

FINANCIALS: Staffline delivers ‘robust performance’

Recruitment and training group Staffline has delivered “a robust performance” across 2020, in a trading and business update for the year ended 31 December 2020.

2 February 2021

FINANCIALS: SThree sees decline in profits but continued marketshare gains

Global STEM recruiter SThree has announced 2020 adjusted profit before tax of £30.1m, with group net fees for the year declining by 8% year-on-year.

FINANCIALS: Hays reports 19% fall in fees

Global recruiter Hays reports that its total fees for the quarter ended 31 December were down 19%, an improvement of 10% over the previous three-month period, with the underlying net fee exit rate at 16%.

14 January 2021

FINANCIALS: Robert Walters sees 25% profit fall

Global recruiter Robert Walters experienced a 25% drop in group net fee income for the fourth quarter of 2020 year-on-year, according to the company’s trading update.

Shore Group secures £20m funding from Santander

The Shore Group, a Hove-based recruitment agency, has arranged an invoice finance facility from Santander UK to help its growth plans.

Gap personnel secures £30m finance from Lloyds Bank

Wrexham-headquartered recruiter gap personnel has secured a £30m invoice finance facility from Lloyds Bank.

Retail, Transport & logistics 10 November 2020

FINANCIALS: Gattaca results ‘overshadowed’ by Covid pandemic

Specialist engineering and technology recruiter Gattaca reports a period “overshadowed by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic”.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 5 November 2020

Private equity firm invests millions in Caroo platform

Manchester-based recruitment platform Caroo has received a multi-million pound investment from Optimise Capital.

15 September 2020

Bigger role for Stone Point Capital at Bullhorn

Recruiting software firm Bullhorn has announced that Stone Point Capital is to become the lead investor for its next phase of growth. At the same time, according to Bullhorn, Insight Partners and Genstar will remain investors in the business.

9 September 2020

FINANCIALS: Adecco revenues fall by more than €2m

Recruitment giant Adecco Group’s half year 2020 revenues dropped by more than €2m (£1.8m) from the same period last year, according to the company’s half-year report released today.

6 August 2020

FINANCIAL: UK NFI down 31% as Robert Walters sees 21% revenue decline

International professional recruiter Robert Walters became the latest staffing company to reveal the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on its finances, as UK net fee income fell by 31%.

30 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Revenue falls 6.9% at Heidrick & Struggles

International executive search firm and talent consultancy Heidrick & Struggles saw its revenue fall by 6.9% in the first six months of 2020, according to results announced today.

Executive search 28 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Revenue down 13% as RTC Group latest recruiter hit by pandemic

Aim-listed engineering and technical recruiter RTC Group is the latest public company to reveal the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, reporting a 13.3% fall in revenue for the six months to 30 June.

FINANCIALS: Parity Group ‘encouraged by return of activity and prospects’

Data and technology focused professional services group Parity Group says it is “encouraged by the recent return of activity and prospects”.

FINANCIALS: Randstad takes Covid-19 hit as revenues see 25% decline

As the company results season gets into full swing, staffing giant Randstad became the latest staffing company to report the effects of the global Covid-19 pandemic.

21 July 2020

FINANCIALS: Pandemic accelerated trends in our favour, says SThree CEO

The CEO of international STEM recruiter SThree says the group is well positioned to take advantage of the accelerating trends for demand for STEM skills and the growth of flexible working.

Engineering, IT/Telecoms 20 July 2020
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