Robert Walters PLC


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Robert Walters Income Fees Drop 31%; Reinstates Dividend

Robert Walters Appoints Ron Mobed As Chairman Successor

Robert Walters HY Profit Before Taxation £4.3m Vs £20.9m


About Robert Walters PLC

Robert Walters plc is a United Kingdom-based professional recruitment consultancy. The Company offers specialist professional recruitment and recruitment process outsourcing services. The Company's segments are Asia Pacific, UK, Europe and Other International. Other International consists of the United States, South Africa, the Middle East and Brazil. As part of its specialist professional recruitment services, it offers permanent, contract and interim recruitment across accounting and finance, banking and financial services, engineering, human resources, information technology, legal, sales and marketing, secretarial and support, and supply chain and procurement disciplines. Its Resource Solutions business offers recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and managed services. The Company's subsidiaries include Robert Walters Pty Limited, Resource Solutions Corporation Pty Limited, Robert Walters Germany GMBH and Robert Walters Brazil Limitada, among others.


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St Martin's Courtyard, 11 Slingsby Place


United Kingdom


Executive Leadership

Carol Hui

Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Robert C. Walters

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Alan R. Bannatyne

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Richard Harris


Steven Cooper

Non-Executive Independent Director

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Robert Walters restores dividend, sees signs of hiring pick up

Recruitment firm Robert Walters <RWA.L> said on Thursday it would restore its dividend as it flagged strong hiring in ecommerce, cybersecurity and fintech, lifting its shares by almost 8%

Recruiter Robert Walters income fees drop 31%; reinstates dividend

British recruiting firm Robert Walters Plc reported a 31% fall in third-quarter net fee income on Thursday, as it continued to tussle with a hiring slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while it reinstated its interim dividend.

Robert Walters revenue tumbles as lockdowns put hiring on ice

British recruiting firm Robert Walters' <RWA.L> reported a 22% drop in half-year revenue along with a small profit on Thursday, while adding that current trading was in line with market expectations for the full year as it battles a coronavirus-driven collapse in hiring.

Recruiter Robert Walters profit falls almost 80% as lockdowns hit hiring

British recruiting firm Robert Walters' half-year profit fell nearly 80% as coronavirus lockdowns slowed hiring globally.

British recruiters' income falters as pandemic stifles hiring

British recruiter PageGroup <PAGE.L> said on Thursday it hoped a coronavirus-driven slump in hiring activity would soon taper off after it cut more staff in May and June to help it survive the industry's biggest crisis in a decade.

Robert Walters' income falls by a third as pandemic slows hiring

Recruiter Robert Walters <RWA.L> reported a one-third fall in second-quarter net fee income on Thursday as companies put hiring on ice during coronavirus-linked lockdowns, while adding it was performing in line with market forecasts for the full year.

Recruiter PageGroup cuts more jobs, directors' pay as fees fall

Recruitment firm PageGroup <PAGE.L> said on Wednesday it would shed another 250 staff in April and cut directors' pay by 20%, as the company and its peer Robert Walters <RWA.L> reported double-digit falls in gross fees in the first quarter and braced for more pain to come.

SThree scraps final dividend, seeking other support

British recruiting firm SThree <STEMS.L> joined peers Hays <HAYS.L> and Robert Walters <RWA.L> in scrapping its final dividend payout for 2019 on Monday, and said it was actively exploring options to support operations across regions to battle the impact of the coronavirus...

Recruiter Robert Walters axes 2019 dividend, cuts overall costs by 15%

London-based recruitment group Robert Walters <RWA.L> said on Thursday it would not pay a final dividend for its 2019 financial year as it cuts costs to battle the hit of the coronavirus on the industry.

UK recruiter Robert Walters warns coronavirus may hit 2020 profits

British recruiting firm Robert Walters <RWA.L> warned on Tuesday that the coronavirus outbreak could hurt profits in 2020, while also reporting a fall in pre-tax earnings for 2019.

Robert Walters' pretax profit falls, warns of likely coronavirus hit

British recruiting firm Robert Walters Plc's annual pretax profit fell 3%, as global economic uncertainties sparked by Brexit, the Sino-U.S. trade war and the Hong Kong protests forced employers to delay hiring.

Robert Walters suffers from hiring squeeze, sees confidence returning

UK based global recruitment firm Robert Walters Plc <RWA.L> reported a fall in fourth-quarter gross profit on Thursday amid a difficult labour market impacted by caution and uncertainty over Brexit, sending the company's shares down more than 5%.

Robert Walters net fee income drops 7% on UK weakness

Recruiter Robert Walters Plc said on Thursday its fourth-quarter gross profit fell 7% as employer and candidate confidence in the UK dwindled due to political uncertainty surrounding Brexit and the December elections.

Recruiters pummelled by widespread economic angst

Britain's PageGroup and Robert Walters warned on Tuesday that profit will be hit by a global recruitment squeeze as continuing geopolitical issues such as Brexit and the U.S.-China trade conflict dent economies.

Robert Walters' profit hit by Brexit, trade tensions

Recruiter Robert Walters Plc <RWA.L> said on Tuesday it does not expect its annual earnings to grow this year as geo-political problems such as Brexit, the U.S.-China trade spat and violent protests in Hong Kong puts a squeeze on hiring.

Robert Walters reports 11% drop in UK profit

Recruiter Robert Walters Plc said on Tuesday its third-quarter gross profit fell 11% in the United Kingdom, hurt by the lingering impact of Brexit uncertainty and warned overall earnings would not grow this year.

Robert Walters falters in home turf as Brexit dents hiring

British recruiter Robert Walters <RWA.L> posted a 7% rise in second-quarter profit as strong hiring in Europe offset a slowdown in its home market due to uncertainty over Brexit.

Recruiter Robert Walters quarterly UK profit falls 8%

Recruiter Robert Walters Plc said on Tuesday UK gross profit in the second quarter fell 8%, hurt by weak client and candidate confidence due to the ongoing Brexit uncertainty.

Robert Walters learns to live with Brexit uncertainty as profits rise

Recruitment company Robert Walters on Monday reported higher first-quarter profit and said confidence among businesses in Britain was reasonable despite Brexit uncertainty.

Robert Walters quarterly profit rises

British recruiter Robert Walters Plc on Monday reported a rise in first-quarter profit, boosted by strong hiring in Asia Pacific and Europe, but said its performance in France was hit by a turbulent political backdrop.

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