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Hays is a leading global professional recruiting group, the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Asia Pacific and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America.

Hays operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. 


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TypePublic
Founded1867
HQLondon, GB
Websitehays.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)10,978
Job Openings15
Revenue (FY, 2018)£1.1 B(+13%)

Key People/Management at Hays

Alan Thomson

Alan Thomson

Non-Executive Chairman
Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox

CEO
Paul Venables

Paul Venables

Group Finance Director
Paul Harrison

Paul Harrison

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Victoria Jarman

Victoria Jarman

Independent Non-Executive Director
Torsten Kreindl

Torsten Kreindl

Independent Non-Executive Director
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Hays Office Locations

Hays has offices in London, Romford, Maidenhead, Windsor and in 62 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
250 Euston Rd
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Hays Financials and Metrics

Hays Revenue

Hays's revenue was reported to be £1.07 b in FY, 2018 which is a 12.4% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

1.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

12.4%

Net income (FY, 2018)

165.8m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

243.4m

Cash (30-Jun-2018)

122.9m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

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

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

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

Cash

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

Accounts Receivable

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

Inventories

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

Current Assets

307.7m317.5m435.2m506.6m646.3m715.2m624.6m671.5m392.3m408.2m383.0m444.1m496.3m407.4m481.9m579.3m577.3m605.9m627.3m670.3m833.4m1.0b1.1b
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
GBPY, 2018

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Hays Revenue Breakdown

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

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Hays Online and Social Media Presence

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Hays News and Updates

UPDATE 2-UK staffing firm Hays bets on Germany despite economic slowdown

* Some weakness seen in France (Adds CFO comments on Germany, Brexit, France, trade wars)

Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) 2019 Global Market Key Players – AlexanderMann Solutions, AllegisTalent2, Aon Hewitt, Futurestep, Hays, Hudson, IBM, Infosys, KellyOCG – Analysis and Forecast to 2025

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) Market Size, Status and Forecast 2019-2025” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Brown & Brown, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Hays Companies

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) today announced the completion of the previously-announced acquisition of Hays Companies (“Hays”) by Brown & Brown, Inc.

Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) 2018 Global Market Key Players - Atterro Human Capital Group, Pinstripe, Inc., Randstad Holdings NV, Hudson Global, Inc., Futurestep (a Korn Ferry company), Hays Plc......

Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Fort Hays Student Wins Hedges Conservation Award

TOPEKA, Kan., Oct. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nature Conservancy, Emporia Community Foundation and Hedges family are delighted to announce that Justin Roemer, a graduate student studying biology at Fort Hays State University, has been given the Lance Hedges Conservation Award. The...
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Hays Company Life and Culture

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Hays Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hays founded?

    Hays was founded in 1867.

  • Who are Hays key executives?

    Hays's key executives are Alan Thomson, Alistair Cox and Paul Venables.

  • How many employees does Hays have?

    Hays has 10,978 employees.

  • What is Hays revenue?

    Latest Hays annual revenue is £1.1 b.

  • What is Hays revenue per employee?

    Latest Hays revenue per employee is £97.7 k.

  • Who are Hays competitors?

    Competitors of Hays include ManpowerGroup, Adecco and Quanta Consultancy Services.

  • Where is Hays headquarters?

    Hays headquarters is located at 250 Euston Rd, London.

  • Where are Hays offices?

    Hays has offices in London, Romford, Maidenhead, Windsor and in 62 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hays have?

    Hays has 66 offices.