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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.

UPDATE 2-Recruiter PageGroup cuts more jobs, directors' pay as fees fall

08 Apr 2020

* Robert Walters, PageGroup Q1 fees fall 11-12% (Adds Robert Walters' comment, analyst quote, background)

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.

UPDATE 2-UK recruiter Robert Walters warns coronavirus may hit 2020 profits

03 Mar 2020

* Shares down 4.5% (Adds details on net fees, dividend, background and updates share move)

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.

UPDATE 3-Compass points to job cuts as Europe economic slowdown bites

26 Nov 2019

Nov 26 Compass Group on Tuesday warned that hundreds of jobs could be in jeopardy as a part of a program to stem costs, as the weakening economic outlook in Europe dented the catering company's volumes and margins.

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