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Indranil Sarkar

UPDATE 2-Boost for HomeServe as locked down consumers do up their homes

19 May 2020

May 19 Stuck at home in coronavirus lockdowns, North Americans and Europeans are spending more time doing up their houses, giving a boost to British repairs and services company HomeServe Plc, it said on Tuesday.

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

08 Apr 2020

Recruitment firm PageGroup 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 reported double-digit falls in gross fees in the first quarter and braced for more pain to come.

RPT-Bored at home - coronavirus helps headhunters locate candidates, delays deals

11 Mar 2020

March 10 Online video interviews increasingly being used by major recruiters seem to be the perfect answer to the disruption caused by coronavirus, but there is a catch: many senior-level positions still require a face-to-face meeting before the final handshake.

Bored at home - coronavirus helps headhunters locate candidates, delays deals

10 Mar 2020

Online video interviews increasingly being used by major recruiters seem to be the perfect answer to the disruption caused by coronavirus, but there is a catch: many senior-level positions still require a face-to-face meeting before the final handshake.

Bored at home - coronavirus helps headhunters locate candidates, delays deals

10 Mar 2020

Online video interviews increasingly being used by major recruiters seem to be the perfect answer to the disruption caused by coronavirus, but there is a catch: many senior-level positions still require a face-to-face meeting before the final handshake.

UK recruiter Robert Walters warns coronavirus may hit 2020 profits

03 Mar 2020

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

Compass shares slump as caterer serves up warning on Europe

26 Nov 2019

Compass Group warned on Tuesday that deteriorating consumer and business confidence in Europe had hurt volumes and margins at its company catering services, sending shares almost 8% lower.

Logistics group Wincanton ends pursuit of rival Eddie Stobart

25 Nov 2019

Logistics company Wincanton Plc has decided to drop plans to make an offer to buy rival Eddie Stobart Logistics , citing concerns about the target's financial performance and liquidity.

Manchester United sponsorships march on despite on-field slip ups

18 Nov 2019

Playing attacking football and winning trophies still remains the ultimate goal for Manchester United, the Premier League club said after sponsorship deals helped them post a jump in first-quarter core earnings.

UPDATE 2-De La Rue shares sink as passport maker warns on profit again

30 Oct 2019

* Shares plunge to 21-year low (Adds shares, background, analyst comments)

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