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  1. April 17, 2014

    Boardroom trades April 19

    Shares in life sciences group Abcam were marked down in March after lower than expected sales in Japan impaired profits...

  2. April 7, 2014

    Robert Walters loses sleep over tired bankers

    Robert Walters, the white-collar recruitment agency, says banks are failing to boost hiring, and instead forcing staff to...

  1. March 3, 2014

    Robert Walters looks east for growth

    Performance in Japan reached “record” levels for Robert Walters in 2013 against a backdrop of mixed global market...

  2. January 8, 2014

    Growth in UK regions boosts Robert Walters profits

    Strong growth in the UK, particularly in regions outside London, provided a boost to gross profits at recruitment group...

  3. August 5, 2013

    Recruitment firms step up global consolidation

    Dealmaking among recruitment companies worldwide reached its highest levels for five years last year, as medium-sized UK and...

  4. August 1, 2013

    Robert Walters applies cautious optimism to jobs market

    Robert Walters, one of the world’s biggest white-collar recruitment companies, has said the UK jobs market is close to a...

  5. April 9, 2013

    Industrial shift boosts Robert Walters

    A pick-up in hiring across all regions in the first quarter of this year boosted net fees by 4 per cent at Robert Walters,...

  6. 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...

  7. February 26, 2013

    Walters cuts financial services staff

    Robert Walters, the white-collar recruitment company, has cut almost a fifth of its financial services staff after pre-tax...

  8. January 8, 2013

    Robert Walters to cut costs further

    Robert Walters, the white collar recruiter, said it would consider cutting headcount further, as part of wider cost-cutting...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. July 19, 2012

    Pay survey highlights need for contractors

    Average UK salary increases have failed to keep pace with inflation over the past year, according to the Salary Survey for...

  13. 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...

  14. 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,...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. January 9, 2012

    City job creation falls as groups cut back

    New job openings in the City of London fell by 43 per cent in December, according to a survey, as financial groups cut back...

  18. 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 final...

  19. October 11, 2011

    Lack of UK jobs takes toll on Robert Walters

    The dismal UK jobs market has continued to weigh on Britain’s recruiters, with Robert Walters reporting that net fee income...

  20. August 16, 2011

    Harvey Nash profits from Europe recruitment

    Shares in Harvey Nash received a boost after the recruitment and IT outsourcing services group said it expected interim...

  21. August 15, 2011

    Bank job cuts set to weigh on Michael Page

    Michael Page shares plunged on Monday after the white-collar recruiter said financial services hiring in Britain had stalled...

  22. July 18, 2011

    International expansion boosts SThree

    The improving jobs market outside the UK has boosted revenues and profits at SThree, prompting the IT and finance...

  23. July 11, 2011

    Michael Page in overseas drive

    The race by recruiters to expand abroad into developing economies is continuing apace, with rapid growth in Asia and Latin...

  24. July 8, 2011

    UK trails as recruitment groups start hiring

    You know there are green shoots when even the headhunters start hiring. Recruitment agencies slashed their workforces by as...

  25. July 6, 2011

    Robert Walters driven by Asian expansion

    Robert Walters, the white-collar hiring agency, set out plans to open new offices in Indonesia, Taiwan and Germany on...

  26. FT Alphaville

    July 6, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday, - 3i appoints Greenhill’s Simon Borrows as its new chief investment officer –...

  27. April 11, 2011

    UK jobs market remains tough for Michael Page

    Michael Page, the UK’s second-biggest recruitment company, said the British jobs market remained tough, even as the...

  28. April 6, 2011

    Robert Walters warns of slower City recruitment

    City hiring in 2011 is unlikely to reach the heights of last year when banks snapped up staff in a fight for market share,...

  29. March 3, 2011

    City on move over bonuses, says Walters

    Fundamental changes to how bonuses are paid will intensify the annual spring merry-go-round as bankers decamp to rivals for...

  30. FT Alphaville

    February 2, 2011

    Allegis acquires Aston Carter

    Allegis, one of the world’s largest staffing agencies, has bought a UK-based rival in the latest sign of consolidation in...

  31. February 1, 2011

    Allegis acquires recruiter Aston Carter

    Allegis, one of the world’s largest staffing agencies, has bought a London-based rival in the latest sign of consolidation...

  32. February 1, 2011

    Allegis acquires recruiter Aston Carter

    Allegis, one of the world’s largest staffing agencies, has bought a London-based in the latest sign of consolidation in the...

  33. January 31, 2011

    SThree sees an improvement in hiring trends

    SThree, the specialist communications and technology hiring agency, said the recruitment market continued to improve, driven...

  34. January 11, 2011

    Recruiter sees revival in financial services

    Bank staff who were reluctant to move jobs during the financial crisis have become more willing to switch employers,...

  35. January 7, 2011

    Fee income surges at Robert Walters

    Robert Walters, the recruitment company, reported a 42 per cent rise in net fee income to £40.6m ($63.1m) for the fourth...

  36. October 14, 2010

    Recruitment News: October 14

    ● Expat worries? Last week’s cover feature on the problems some expats have settling in to a new country coincided with...

  37. FT Alphaville

    October 6, 2010

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday, - Liverpool FC board agrees sale to Boston Red Sox owners — statement. - GE says...

  38. September 8, 2010

    Brush with meltdown broadens horizons

    Companies have supported their profits over the past year or two by cutting spending to the bone. Now, with little but...

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