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Last €2.16 EUR
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As of 10:15 AM 09/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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hays plc (HAY) Details

Hays plc operates as a specialist recruitment company worldwide. The company provides temporary and permanent placement recruitment services, including qualified, professional, and skilled recruitment to public and private sector markets. It specializes in various areas, including accountancy and finance, information technology, construction and property, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, engineering and manufacturing, executive, financial services, health and social care, human resources, legal, office professionals, energy, oil and gas, purchasing, retail, resources and mining, and telecom industries. Hays plc was founded in 1969 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

9,023 Employees
Last Reported Date: 08/27/15
Founded in 1969

hays plc (HAY) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 1.5M GBP
Group Finance Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: 1.1M GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

hays plc (HAY) Key Developments

Hays plc Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended June 30, 2015, Payable on November 13, 2015; Richard Smelt to Retire as Non-Executive Director

Hays PLC announced that the final dividend for 2015 of 1.89 pence per share (£27.0 million) will be proposed at the Annual General Meeting on 11 November 2015 and has not been included as a liability as at 30 June 2015. If approved, the final dividend will be paid on 13 November 2015 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 9 October 2015. The company announced that at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting Richard Smelt will retire as a non-executive Director. Richard was appointed to the Board in November 2007.

Hays plc Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Year Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2016

Hays plc reported consolidated earnings results for the year ended June 30, 2015. For the year, the company reported turnover from continuing operations of £3,842.8 million against £3,678.5 million a year ago. Operating profit from continuing operations was £164.1 million against £140.3 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £156.1 million against £132.3 million a year ago. Profit from continuing operations after tax was £105.4 million against £86.0 million a year ago. Profit attributable to equity holders of the parent company was £105.6 million against £90.9 million a year ago. Earnings per share from continuing operation diluted was 7.31 pence against 6.00 pence a year ago. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £132.1 million against £102.6 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £7.8 million against £5.7 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £4.3 million against £6.1 million a year ago. Net debt reduced from £62.7 million at the start of the year to £30.7 million at the end of the year. For the year 2016, the company expects Group's effective tax rate to be 31.0% for the year to June 2016. Capital expenditure to be around £13 million for the year to June 2016.

Hays plc, 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 27, 2015

Hays plc, 2015 Earnings Call, Aug 27, 2015


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