Michael Page heeft haar resultaten over 2012 gepubliceerd.
De omzet daalde afgelopen jaar met 2,9 procent tot 990 miljoen pond. In constante wisselkoersen groeide de omzet nipt met 0,3 procent. De operationele winst zakte terug tot 57,3 miljoen pond.
·Group gross profit reduced by -4.9% (-1.5%*)
·Continued investment in diversification
— 77% of gross profit generated outside the UK vs 61% five years ago
— 58% of gross profit generated from non-Finance and Accounting disciplines vs 46% five years ago
·New businesses launched (Colombia and Morocco)
·New offices opened in Cape Town, Macaé (Rio de Janeiro), Suzhou and Taipei
·Gross profit from permanent placements reduced by 7% (-3%*)
·Gross profit from temporary placements increased by 2% (+5%*)
·Headcount reduced by 187 (-3.5%) in 2012
·Share repurchases of £18.0m during 2012
·Strong balance sheet with net cash at 31 December 2012 of £61.4m
·Total dividend maintained at 10.0p