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Northamptonshire County Council appoints Hays

29 November 2010

Northamptonshire County Council has appointed Hays as its managed service provider for all temporary staff. The two year contract will see Hays responsible for managing the placements of professionals within a number of departments including finance, procurement, human resources and information technology, in addition to qualified and unqualified social workers. Hays will interview prospective candidates to assess suitability, enabling temporary staff to be put in place immediately when requested.

Tina Millis, Director at Hays, comments: “We are working with the Northamptonshire County Council to provide efficient temporary recruitment procedures. Hays understands how vital it is for public sector organisations to keep costs down and will be supporting the Council in achieving better value in sourcing temporary staff. We understand the public sector and the specialist roles required, have a comprehensive knowledge of the Council, and know how to identify the best people.”

About Hays

Hays plc (the "Group") is the leading global professional recruiting group. The Group is the expert at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in the UK and Australia and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. The Group operates across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

As at 30 June 2010, the Group employed 6,845 staff operating from 270 offices in 28 countries across 17 specialisms. 

For the year ended 30 June 2010:

  • the Group reported net fees of £557.7 million and operating profit of £80.5 million;
  • the Group placed around 50,000 candidates into permanent jobs and around 180,000 people into temporary assignments;
  • 26% of Group net fees were generated in Asia Pacific, 30% in Continental Europe & RoW and 44% in the United Kingdom & Ireland
  • the temporary placement business represented 58% of net fees and the permanent placement business represented 42% of net fees;
  • Hays operates in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UAE and the United Kingdom.

For further press information please contact:

Alexandra Tucker
T. 020 7259 8821