Half Year Results 2021

“We are delighted to report strong overall performance in the first half, driven by the hard work of our teams across the globe. Our profit has grown substantially from HY 2020, and has surpassed the pre-pandemic levels of 2019, reflecting the strength of the business and our growth trajectory.

Profit growth was driven by improving market conditions, including especially strong demand for STEM skills, and productivity growth."

Mark Dorman, CEO

Our achievements, strategy and vision for ESG: how we’re helping to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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We are unique

Our purpose is central to everything we do as a business and is why we exist, ‘bringing skilled people together to build the future’.

Our work is aimed at changing people’s lives for the better and this is something that is core to our strategy and long-term success.

As market trends shift and STEM skills becomes ever more prevalent, we are helping to build communities of talent and future-proof people’s careers while providing our customers with their most valuable asset.

Our strategic pillars

From 2020 we will focus on executing across four new strategic pillars. They serve as guideposts of how the business will be driven forward, and reflect how we will build upon our unique position in the market.

  1. Leveraging our position at the centre of STEM to deliver sustainable value to our candidates and clients
  2. Create a world class operational platform through data, technology and infrastructure
  3. To be a leader in the markets we chose to serve
  4. Find, develop and retain great people


You can find out more about our strategy and financial performance in our investor factsheet. There's also more information about our long-term commitment to ESG, as well as our achievements and ESG strategy, in the document below.

  1. Investor factsheet
  2. ESG factsheet

Bringing skilled people together to build the future.

Highlights, stories and results from an exceptional year - including leadership updates on our purpose, strategy and vision for the future.

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Financial Overview