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Dutch recruiter Randstad lags profit forecast in tough hiring market

UPDATE 3-Dutch recruiter Randstad lags profit forecast in tough hiring market Adds Q2 forecast in paragraph 8, analyst comment in paragraph 9 By Shivani Tanna April 23 (Reuters) - Randstad RAND.AS reported a bigger-than-expected drop in first-quarter core earnings on Tuesday, sending shares in the world's biggest employment agency down about 6%. Recruiters have been flagging tough hiring conditions in recent quarters, as workers prefer to avoid the risk of switching jobs and employers offer smal

UK's Robert Walters and Hays slide on lower quarterly net fee

BUZZ-UK's Robert Walters and Hays slide on lower quarterly net fee ** Shares of British recruiters Robert Walters RWA.L and Hays HAYS.L down 7.7% at 360p and 3.1% at 89.6p, respectively ** Cos post fall in quarterly net fees on sluggish hiring market conditions ** Robert Walters net fees down 16% YOY, Hays down 14% ** RWA says "general environment remains one where client and candidate confidence is at low levels, which we expect to continue to be a headwind to fee income growth in the near-term

UK recruiters Hays, Robert Walters warn on market conditions

UPDATE 2-UK recruiters Hays, Robert Walters warn on market conditions Hays fees down 14%, Robert Walters' down 16% Each cut headcount by 13% Hays shares down 3.3%%, Robert Walters down 5.1% Recasts with outlook, updates shares, adds detail By Prerna Bedi April 16 (Reuters) - Hays HAYS.L and Robert Walters RWA.L warned of near-term challenges on Tuesday as both UK recruiting firms posted a drop in first-quarter net fees reflecting weak client and candidate confidence.

London stocks fall as Middle East tensions weigh

UPDATE 2-London stocks fall as Middle East tensions weigh For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window Superdry falls on restructuring plan PageGroup's quarterly profit slumps, shares down Ashmore down on worse than expected outflows FTSE 100 down 0.5%, FTSE 250 off 0.1% Updated at 1550 GMT By Shubham Batra, Pranav Kashyap and Khushi Singh April 15 (Reuters) - The UK's benchmark FTSE 100 lost ground on Monday hurt by losses in heavywe

UK's PageGroup down after lower profit

BUZZ-UK's PageGroup down after lower profit ** British recruiter PageGroup's PAGE.L shares down nearly 5% at 460p; among top losers on FTSE 250 index .FTMC ** Reports nearly 13% drop in group gross profit in the first three months of 2024 due to slow hiring across its markets ** Posts group gross profit of 219.7 million pounds ($273.83 million), do


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