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    1. March 20, 2013

      The Winslow Boy, Old Vic, London – review

      It is possible to be too faithful. Lindsay Posner’s revival of Terence Rattigan’s celebrated drama scrupulously...

    2. August 3, 2012

      Signs of turnround for Rentokil’s City Link

      Signs of a turnround at Rentokil Initial’s lossmaking parcel delivery business have buoyed the pest control and hygiene...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. July 2, 2012

      Serco offloads German business

      Serco, the FTSE 100 outsourcing company, is pulling out of Germany after a 50 year presence in the country as it seeks...

    4. May 11, 2012

      Clements to leave SThree after 26 years

      SThree’s chief executive is to leave the company next year as part of a “managed succession process”, after 26 years at...

    5. 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...

    6. January 6, 2012

      Robert Walters wary of market conditions

      Robert Walters will continue to shift its focus towards overseas operations, after international profit growth in the...

    7. August 31, 2010

      Bunzl raises dividend on back of deals spree

      Bunzl, the FTSE 100 distribution group, has raised its dividend on the back of improving sales in North America and new...

    8. March 5, 2010

      Robert Walters pre-tax profit declines 93%

      Robert Walters, the London-based recruitment company, reported a 92.8 per cent decline in full-year pre-tax profit, as...

    9. February 16, 2010

      Deals in support services likely to surge

      Dealmaking in support services has fared much better throughout the recession than that in most other sectors and is...

    10. September 17, 2009

      Northgate looks to recovery

      Northgate, the largest van rental company in the UK and Spain, reassured the City with news of improving utilisation...

    11. September 17, 2009

      Northgate looks to recovery

      Northgate, the largest van rental company in the UK and Spain, reassured the City with news of improving utilisation...

    12. September 9, 2009

      Johnson Service Group reinstates dividend

      A growing market share and resilience across its businesses helped Johnson Service Group weather a drop off in trade...

    13. July 9, 2009

      Hays cuts back as job market falls

      Hays has shut 15 offices and cut 400 staff and warned that there was little hope of an immediate turnround in the jobs...

    14. June 24, 2009

      Bunzl hurt by weak sterling

      The economic slowdown in the UK and Ireland and the falling value of sterling against the Australian dollar have put...

    15. June 24, 2009

      Bunzl margins under pressure

      The economic slowdown in the UK and Ireland and the falling value of sterling against the Australian dollar have put...

    16. May 8, 2009

      Robert Walters warns on City jobs

      The City jobs market has yet to see any green shoots of a recovery, a leading recruitment company has said, as it...

    17. April 22, 2009

      Bunzl booster

      Anthony Habgood , who becomes Reed Elsevier's chairman in the summer, is best known for his 14 years at the helm of...

    18. April 6, 2009

      Recruiters feel pain of job losses

      Recruiters have taken a pounding lately and the trading statements from Michael Page and Hays this week are unlikely...

    19. March 18, 2009

      OPD profits hit by jobs market

      OPD Group, the international recruitment agency, provided further evidence of the deteriorating jobs market on Tuesday...

    20. February 25, 2009

      Northgate hit by plunging vehicle prices

      Shares in Northgate plummeted on Wednesday as the van rental group stunned the market with a severe profit warning, and...

    21. August 19, 2008

      Michael Page up as Adecco keeps bid interest open

      Switzerland's Adeccorefused to rule out a hostile bid for Michael Page International, sending shares in the UK-based...

    22. August 18, 2008

      Adecco bid stance buoys Michael Page

      Shares in Michael Page International rose sharply as Switzerland’s Adecco refused to rule out a hostile bid for the...

    23. April 22, 2008

      Rentokil warns on City Link parcel business

      Rentokil Initial yesterday delivered yet another profit warning relating to the group's troubled City Link parcels...

    24. April 22, 2008

      Breaking up is hard to do

      Rentokil yesterday poured cold water on suggestions the company should be broken up, writes Salamander Davoudi. Alan...

    25. April 21, 2008

      Rentokil finds breaking up is hard to do

      Rentokil on Monday poured cold water on suggestions the company should be broken up. Alan Brown, chief executive, said...

    26. April 21, 2008

      Rentokil delivers fresh warning over City Link

      Rentokil Initial on Monday delivered yet another profit warning relating to the group’s troubled City Link parcels...

    27. March 22, 2008

      McAdam team faces tough challenges on road ahead

      John McAdam, Alan Brown and Andy Ransom, ICI's former top team, face a challenge at Rentokil, writes Salamander...

    28. February 29, 2008

      Wrong turnings that led into a trap

      It made its name in the mucky business of catching mice and cleaning corporate toilets. Now Rentokil’s shares are being...

    29. February 29, 2008

      Wrong turnings that led into a trap

      It made its name in the mucky business of catching mice and cleaning corporate toilets. Now Rentokil's shares are...

    30. February 29, 2008

      Rentokil plunge spurs break-up fears

      Rentokil Initial embarked on a reluctant march towards break-up yesterday after the pest control and parcels business...

    31. February 28, 2008

      Rentokil plunge spurs break-up fears

      Rentokil Initial embarked on a reluctant march towards break-up on Thursday after the pest control and parcels business...

    32. February 23, 2008

      Broadwalk offers services hedge

      Broadwalk Asset Management is to launch the UK's first hedge fund focusing on the services sector, encompassing...

    33. January 4, 2008

      Investors look back to future of recruitment

      Specialist recruitment groups face the prospects of leaner times in 2008 as economic data from the US, Europe and Asia...

    34. December 13, 2007

      Bunzl trading on track in spite of dollar

      Bunzl says trading is on track to meet expectations even though the weakness of the US dollar has continued to hurt...

    35. December 13, 2007

      Bunzl trading on track in spite of dollar

      Bunzl says trading is on track to meet expectations even though the weakness of the US dollar has continued to hurt...

    36. November 1, 2007

      Johnson tumbles 31% after warning

      A profit warning from Johnson Service Group sent shares in the workwear and linen rental company tumbling 31 per cent....

    37. October 31, 2007

      JSG shares plunge on warning

      A profit warning from Johnson Service Group hit shares in the workwear and linen rental company, sending them 28 per...

    38. October 25, 2007

      Capita loses C-charge contract

      Capita, the UK-focused business process outsourcing company, on Thursday lost the contract to operate London’s...

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