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Corporate governance

Our responsibilities

High standards of corporate governance are central to our culture. They help safeguard the running of SThree, underpinning financial and risk management, remuneration and planning for the future by ensuring management is accountable to the board, and the board to our shareholders.

Role of the board

The board formally approves the appointment of all new directors. These directors are required to submit themselves for re-election annually as recommended by the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Board committees

Certain responsibilities are delegated to the Remuneration Committee, Audit Committee and other committees. Details of the terms of reference of these Board Committees are set out below.

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Financial Overview

SThree has continued to deliver strong results in our final quarter of the year, delivering full-year net fee growth of 19% year-on-year and 9% versus 2019. Our strategy, positioned at the centre of the secular trends of STEM and flexible working, has continued to drive this excellent performance.

Why invest?

Generating value is essential for shareholders. We hold strong positions in the key STEM job markets of the UK, US, Germany, Benelux and Japan, using our deep knowledge and global network to recruit the best professionals. By bringing skilled people together, we elevate expertise and energise progress for everyone. That’s how we build the future.

Latest news from SThree

18 November 2022

SThree wins silver at the Learning Technology Awards

SThree’s L&D team have won silver at the 2022 Learning Technologies Awards. The awards recognize the achievements within the learning tec...

15 November 2022

SThree leaders named on SIA’s Staffing Europe 100 and Global Power 150 List

Timo Lehne, Sunnny Ackerman and Karima Green have been recognised on SIA staffing lists

20 September 2022

SThree’s strong Q3 growth driven by successes across key regions and STEM disciplines

The Group has seen continued YoY growth in our three largest countries with Germany up 13%, USA up 9% and the Netherlands up 36%.

22 August 2022

SThree appoints new Non-Executive Director

Elaine O’Donnell has been appointed Non-Executive Director of SThree plc.

25 July 2022

SThree reports very strong profit growth with record H1 net fees

SThree, the global STEM-specialist talent partner, reports very strong growth in profit before tax in the first half of our financial year.

04 July 2022

SThree publishes a new white paper on ‘How the STEM World Works’

How the STEM World Works’ research examines and reveals the changing expectations of sought-after specialists in STEM

20 June 2022

SThree reports strong Q2 trading update with double-digit net fee growth across all geographies

SThree has posted results for the half-year (H1) ended 31 May 2022, with double-digit net fee growth across all geographies and sectors.

05 May 2022

Financial Times names SThree on list of Europe’s Climate Leaders for second year

SThree has been included in the Financial Times-Statista list of Europe’s Climate Leaders for a second year in a row. Read about our ESG ...

28 April 2022

Timo Lehne appointed CEO of SThree plc

SThree plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Timo Lehne as permanent Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.