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    1. February 18, 2014

      Group therapy for business founders

      In the back room of a brewery in the northwest of England, the boss of a family-owned manufacturer is discussing India. He...

    2. November 6, 2013

      How valuable is international work experience?

      As companies grow they spread across the globe, creating international career opportunities – and these are expected to...

    1. October 17, 2013

      Jobless bankers left behind by changing demand for skills

      The global banking sector has seen tens of thousands of redundancies since the start of the downturn. But does this mean...

    2. October 14, 2013

      PageGroup’s finance chief quits as group cuts profit forecast

      White-collar recruiter PageGroup announced on Monday that its chief financial officer has resigned, as it lowered full-year...

    3. August 13, 2013

      Investment case for Willis in its prospects not its past

      Willis can trace its origins back to 19th-century London. It was listed in the UK for more than 20 years. It boasts that it...

    4. August 13, 2013

      PageGroup hit by Australia slowdown

      PageGroup has blamed a lack of hiring in Australia’s mining and resources sector for part of the decline in its overall fee...

    5. July 16, 2013

      PageGroup fees hit by lack of hiring in Europe and Australia

      PageGroup warned that there are few signs of improvement in the jobs market, as a lack of hiring in parts of Europe and...

    6. July 3, 2013

      Cameroon’s buoyant economy creates strong jobs market

      Cameroon, with its Atlantic coastline, and its interior rain forests, deserts and mountains, is known as “little Africa”:...

    7. April 16, 2013

      Michael Page: overrated

      Call it the Icarus factor. Shares in international recruitment consultant Michael Page – now rebranded Page Group – tend to...

    8. March 27, 2013

      Working in African Energy: Companies have the financial power to hire

      A bloody hostage stand-off in Algeria, battles against Islamic insurgents in Mali, and kidnappings of western workers in...

    9. March 8, 2013

      SThree increases focus on contract hiring

      SThree, the white-collar recruitment company, is aiming to earn the majority of its fees from hiring short-term contract...

    10. March 5, 2013

      PageGroup sees prospects brightening

      Prospects are looking brighter, says PageGroup – the recruiter once known as Michael Page. While the company expects another...

    11. February 28, 2013

      Hays’ UK division back in profit

      Hays has returned its UK division to profitability after aggressive cost-cutting last year, but the white-collar recruiter...

    12. January 15, 2013

      Michael Page eyes emerging markets expansion

      Michael Page, the white collar recruiter, said it was considering expanding further in emerging markets this year and...

    13. December 16, 2012

      Recruiter sounds cautious note on businesses

      Uncertainty about companies’ survival has forced recruiter Page Executive to significantly increase its credit checks and in...

    14. December 1, 2012

      SThree to consolidate existing locations

      SThree, the white-collar recruiter, has said it is to slow its expansion into emerging markets and focus on consolidating...

    15. November 29, 2012

      Recruitment Diary: November 29 2012

      ● ‘We are all part-time’ And so to a drinks reception at Ernst & Young’s headquarters in London to welcome the first Power...

    16. November 22, 2012

      Working in Nigeria: Talent needed to match rapid growth

      Nigeria’s healthy economy, compared with the anaemic growth of the developed world, has already lured back many of its...

    17. October 9, 2012

      Weak UK sentiment curbs Hays revenue

      Hays’ net fee income fell less than expected in the last quarter, thanks to strong growth in overseas markets, but the...

    18. October 8, 2012

      Michael Page – tough job

      Tempted to move job? But then struck by the thought that this could be rash, given the economic gloom and doom? Better the...

    19. October 8, 2012

      Michael Page warns on profits

      Michael Page, the white-collar recruiter, has warned it will undershoot full-year profit expectations and cut more staff to...

    20. October 4, 2012

      Robert Walters hit by slowing Asia

      A slowing market for banking jobs in Asia has hit the fees earned by white-collar recruitment group Robert Walters, but the...

    21. September 3, 2012

      Government programmes hurt Staffline profits

      Losses made running government welfare-to-work programmes pulled back pre-tax profits at Staffline in the first half of the...

    22. August 13, 2012

      City jobs culls hit Michael Page

      The City jobs cull has taken its tollon Michael Page, the white-collar hiring agency, with banking recruitment in the UK...

    23. July 16, 2012

      Expansion costs weigh on SThree

      A jump in international expansion costs has dragged down interim pre-tax profits at SThree as the white-collar recruiter...

    24. July 11, 2012

      Hays warns on jobs market as fees drop

      The British jobs market has deteriorated amid a collapse of corporate confidence because of the banking and eurozone crises,...

    25. July 9, 2012

      Eurozone woes weigh on Michael Page

      The steady steam of banking scandals is hurting the financial services jobs market, Michael Page, the white-collar hiring...

    26. July 9, 2012

      Sales fears see IMI lead engineers lower

      Engineer IMI led the London market lower on fears that the eurozone crisis would hit its key markets. A survey of...

    27. July 5, 2012

      Banking slowdown dents Robert Walters

      A slowdown in banking recruitment, particularly in its core Asia-Pacific market, took its toll on Robert Walters, the hiring...

    28. June 28, 2012

      Working in East Asia: Region reduces its reliance on expatriates

      An executive expatriate package in Asia has traditionally included a housing allowance, school fees, perhaps even a car with...

    29. June 26, 2012

      Adecco

      Investors in Adecco, the Swiss staffing group, are way too easily pleased. Its shares bounced 3 per cent on Tuesday as it...

    30. June 21, 2012

      International Banking: Sector seeks to reduce dependency on top tier

      International banking reached a peak, along with most areas of finance, in 2008. But since then its recruitment trends have...

    31. June 3, 2012

      Recruitment groups shift focus

      A fall in front-office hiring by investment banks is prompting the UK’s white-collar recruitment groups to scale back the...

    32. April 11, 2012

      Michael Page warns outlook uncertain

      Michael Page International, the recruitment agency, said that growth in Asia Pacific and Latin America should help offset...

    33. March 6, 2012

      Strong demand in Asia buoys Michael Page

      Shares in Michael Page International fell 7.5 per cent as investors took profits after the white-collar recruitment company...

    34. FT Alphaville

      March 6, 2012

      Snap news

      Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, – Peugeot rights issue looks to raise €1bn – Bloomberg – Profits dip at Tullett Prebon...

    35. March 1, 2012

      Robert Walters reports overseas growth

      Robert Walters reported steady international earnings growth last year, outweighing a fall in profits at the recruiter’s UK...

    36. March 1, 2012

      Recruitment companies

      “I got no job to go to,” sang The Monkees. Many Europeans sympathise. Unemployment rates across the continent and much of...

    37. February 23, 2012

      Institutions seek business skills but barriers to entry are high

      Senior management positions in the higher education sector demand a range of attributes: the requirements for academic...

    38. February 7, 2012

      Recruiters gain from European transition

      Anyone looking at recruitment companies’ recent growth figures in continental Europe would see little of the economic...

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