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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

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2019)11,509(+5%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)£6.1 B(+466%)
Share Price (Nov 2020)£1.4 (+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Hays

Alistair Cox

Alistair Cox

Chief Executive
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
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Hays Office Locations

Hays has offices in London, Aberdeen, Basingstoke, Bath and in 83 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 (16-Nov-2020)

2.3b

Closing stock price (16-Nov-2020)

1.4

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

129.7m

EV

2.2b
Hays's current market capitalization is £2.3 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 Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Hays Online and Social Media Presence

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Hays News and Updates

Recruitment giant Hays posts 29% drop in Q1 net fees

Big business recruiter Hays said today it expects first half of the year to be modestly profitable as its temporary The post Recruitment giant Hays posts 29% drop in Q1 net fees appeared first on CityAM.

Recruiter Hays fees drop amid dire jobs market

Recruitment firm Hays reported a drop in its annual net fees as the jobs market readjusted to the coronavirus pandemic. The post Recruitment firm Hays fees drop amid dire jobs market appeared first on CityAM.

Thomas Cook buyer Hays Travel to slash 878 jobs

Hays Travel, which bought Thomas Cook last year after the holiday firm fell into administration, will cut 878 jobs, Sky The post Thomas Cook buyer Hays Travel to slash 878 jobs appeared first on CityAM.

Fees plunge at Hays as coronavirus hammers hiring

Net fees at recruitment firm Hays plummeted by a third in the latest quarter, as coronavirus pressed paused on hiring The post Fees plunge at Hays as coronavirus hammers hiring appeared first on CityAM.

Coronavirus: Hays shares slide after £200m issuance notice

Shares in global recruitment firm Hays have tumbled after it announced it will issue £200m of shares in an emergency The post Coronavirus: Hays shares slide after £200m issuance announcement appeared first on CityAM.

Hays profit slumps as fee income falls

Recruitment firm Hays reported a fall in profit this morning after the UK general election and a weak economy in [...] The post Hays profit slumps as fee income falls appeared first on CityAM.
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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 Alistair Cox, Andrew Martin and Paul Venables.

  • 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 Staffline Group, Adecco and ManpowerGroup.

  • 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 83 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hays have?

    Hays has 91 offices.