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Hays is a recruitment company. It provides permanent, temporary, and contractor recruitment services, such as qualified, professional, and skilled recruitment to the public and private sectors.

TypePublic
Founded1968
HQLondon, GB
Websitehaysplc.com
Employee Ratings3.7

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)11,509(+5%)
Job Openings74
Revenue (FY, 2019)£6.1 B(+466%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)£1.6(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Hays

Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Non-Executive Chairman
Paul Venables

Paul Venables

Group Finance Director
Cheryl Millington

Cheryl Millington

Independent Non-Executive Director
Torsten Kreindl

Torsten Kreindl

Independent Non-Executive Director
Susan Murray

Susan Murray

Independent Non-Executive Director
Mt Rainey

Mt Rainey

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Hays Office Locations

Hays has offices in London, Aberdeen, Basingstoke, Bath and in 82 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
20 Triton St
Aberdeen, GB
4th Floor, 4-5 Union Terrace
Bath, GB
25 Queen Square
Belfast, GB
Donegall Square N
Birmingham, GB
3rd Floor 1 Colmore, Square
Bradford, GB
1st Floor, Mezzanine Offices, The Wool Exchange, 18 Bank St
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Hays Financials and Metrics

Hays Revenue

Hays's revenue was reported to be £6.07 b in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

6.1b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

6.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

100%

Net income (FY, 2019)

161.7m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

233.7m

Market capitalization (8-Sept-2021)

2.7b

Closing stock price (8-Sept-2021)

1.6

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

129.7m

EV

2.6b
Hays's current market capitalization is £2.7 b.
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

966.0m1.1b1.5b1.9b2.2b2.6b2.5b2.5b2.2b1.7b1.8b2.1b2.5b2.4b2.7b3.3b3.7b3.7b3.7b3.8b4.2b954.6m1.1b6.1b

Revenue growth, %

17%37%21%18%19%(7%)2%(13%)(22%)9%16%20%(4%)10%21%12%1%0%4%10%(77%)12%

Cost of goods sold

536.0m

Gross profit

430.0m6.1b
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

86.8m86.1m94.0m79.8m96.5m133.0m120.8m154.6m79.4m71.2m52.8m68.4m54.0m55.0m74.7m55.1m38.7m40.0m48.0m69.8m62.9m112.0m122.9m129.7m

Accounts Receivable

155.9m158.2m250.9m307.1m398.2m405.4m359.2m362.3m186.5m188.4m237.5m254.5m314.8m230.1m263.0m345.6m351.4m372.5m381.2m369.7m695.8m860.0m647.1m649.3m

Inventories

21.1m21.9m23.2m32.5m36.6m40.3m25.2m17.3m100.0k

Current Assets

307.7m317.5m435.2m506.6m646.3m715.2m624.6m671.5m392.3m408.2m383.0m444.1m496.3m407.4m481.9m579.3m577.3m605.9m627.3m670.3m833.4m1.0b1.1b1.2b
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

92.5m104.4m141.1m167.2m131.3m93.7m82.4m(517.6m)66.3m135.4m132.4m148.1m187.8m105.8m6.6m78.3m75.5m71.7m86.0m105.4m121.1m139.1m243.4m

Depreciation and Amortization

15.5m

Accounts Payable

82.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

155.6m213.7m210.6m264.9m308.5m301.0m303.8m286.1m104.8m161.3m136.4m161.4m181.9m204.4m51.9m55.3m98.6m77.7m102.6m132.1m103.2m134.0m162.5m
GBPFY, 1996

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Hays Revenue Breakdown

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Hays revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 31.6% from Rest of World, 24.1% from United Kingdom & Ireland, 25.7% from Germany and 18.6% from Australia & New Zealand

Hays Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Hays Online and Social Media Presence

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Hays News and Updates

Net fees slip at recruitment giant Hays as Covid rocked business confidence

Net fees at recruitment giant Hays have dropped eight per cent as the firm grappled with the Covid-19 impacts of The post Net fees slip at recruitment giant Hays as Covid rocked business confidence appeared first on CityAM.

ADM Endeavors, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMQ) Announces New Contract With Hays Consolidated Independent School District

FORT WORTH, TX - (NewMediaWire) - April 29, 2021 - ADM Endeavors, Inc. (OTCQB: ADMQ) announced today that our wholly owned subsidiary, Just Right Products, Inc., has been awarded a new contract with Hayes CISD for Screen Printing and Embroidery Services.  Marc Johnson, ADMQ CEO, said: “It is gr…

Recruitment firm Hays to pay out £150m in special dividends

Hays plc said on Thursday it had identified £150m of surplus capital that it plans to return to shareholders as The post Recruitment firm Hays to pay out £150m in special dividends appeared first on CityAM.

Recruiter Hays sees fees slip a fifth as hiring slump goes on

Recruitment firm Hays this morning said that second quarter net fees fell 19 per cent as the pandemic continued to The post Recruiter Hays sees fees slip a fifth as hiring slump goes on appeared first on CityAM.

Utility Partners LLC, Hays Utility South Corporation and Gulf Utility Service, Inc. become H2O Innovation

QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSXV: HEO) – H2O Innovation Inc. (“H2O Innovation” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that its three business lines dedicated to operation and maintenance services (“O&M”), Utility Partners, LLC (“UP”), Hays Utility South Corporation (“…
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Hays Blogs

How can leaders unlock the careers of the ‘lockdown generation’?

Interrupted education. Internships withdrawn. Cancelled graduation ceremonies. First job offers retracted. First jobs furloughed. First jobs completely lost. The COVID-19 crisis has robbed many of the younger generation – those just on the cusp of starting their professional lives – of experiencin…

Key lessons for managing the psychological impact of redundancies on survivors

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has unfortunately meant that many business leaders are having to take the difficult decision to make structural changes and reductions in headcount. If your organisation is currently going through the process of downsizing, then you must ensure you giv…

What’s the outlook for public services in the months ahead?

In the midst of lockdown back in May, we asked public sector employers and their employees to share their sentiments about the world of work. In July, as government restrictions continued to ease, we surveyed over 3,500 public sector employers and professionals to discover how they perceive the ou…

Podcast: How leaders can support their team’s childcare responsibilities, as working parents themselves

Since the beginning of the global COVID-19 pandemic, our work and personal lives have drastically changed. Boundaries between the two have become increasingly blurred, as many of us have been forced to work from home for an extended period of time. For those who are also parents, the added pressur…

Six wellbeing tips to help everyone phase out of lockdown

With all the uncertainty affecting each and every one of us in some shape or form at the moment, it’s important you continue to maintain your wellbeing – especially when our personal and work lives are changing and transitioning, what feels like, constantly. Here are six essential psychological we…

What’s in store for the world of work in the months ahead?

Back in May, in the midst of lockdown, we asked employers and their employees to share their sentiments about the world of work. Now, as government restrictions continue to ease, we surveyed over 13,000 professionals in July to discover their views as we move to the new era of work. So, how have …
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Hays Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hays founded?

    Hays was founded in 1968.

  • Who are Hays key executives?

    Hays's key executives are Andrew Martin, Paul Venables and Cheryl Millington.

  • How many employees does Hays have?

    Hays has 11,509 employees.

  • What is Hays revenue?

    Latest Hays annual revenue is £6.1 b.

  • What is Hays revenue per employee?

    Latest Hays revenue per employee is £527.5 k.

  • Who are Hays competitors?

    Competitors of Hays include Brunel, Airswift and Staffline Group.

  • Where is Hays headquarters?

    Hays headquarters is located at 20 Triton St, London.

  • Where are Hays offices?

    Hays has offices in London, Aberdeen, Basingstoke, Bath and in 82 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hays have?

    Hays has 90 offices.