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Ticker: STHR
Sector: Business Training & Employment Agencies
Index: 3%
Date joined: 19-Dec-05
EO %: 3.0
Accounts: Nov-12
Revenue (£m): 577.5
Employees: 2190
Ownership Attributes
Employees - individually %: 1.0%
Employees - through a trust %: 2.0%
Directors %: 7.2%
External shareholders %:
SAYE (Yes/No): Yes
SIP (Yes/No):
CSOP (Yes/No):
EMI (Yes/No):

Company description

SThree plc is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in the permanent and contract staffing business. As of November 25, 2012, it had four brands: Computer Futures, Huxley Associates, Progressive and Real Staffing Group. The Company's Computer Futures brand specializes in placing Information and Communication Technology professionals in both permanent and contract roles. Progressive Recruitment brand operates throughout four continents, Progressive Recruitment is a specialist recruitment consultancy focusing on engineering and oil and gas. Huxley Associates brand is the recruitment consultancies, focusing on banking and finance. Real Staffing is an international recruitment company, specializing in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors. The Company operates in three geographical segments: the United Kingdom and Ireland, Continental Europe and the Rest of the World.

Employee ownership description

The Group has a culture that encourages tax efficient share participation at all levels. Although there is no formal shareholding requirement below Executive Director level, most of the Executive Committee members already hold shareholdings well in excess of 100% salary, in line with the Group s culture of encouraging share participation at all levels. In particular, it is estimated that over 30% of the Company s share capital is currently held by Directors, Founders, the Employee Benefit Trusts, senior management and other employees.

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