Half Year Results 

Hays faces a cocktail of challenges

Hays faces a cocktail of challenges

A multitude of obstacles across Hays' (HAS) geographies have been noted in the recruiter’s recent updates, which helps to explain why the share price reaction to its half-year results was muted, despite a near 20 per cent drop in operating profit and a 370 basis point haircut for the conversion rate (i.e, successful placements). 

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