Source - RNS
RNS Number : 4445O
Staffline Group PLC
17 May 2018
 

For immediate release                                                                                                                  17 May 2018

 

Staffline Group plc

('Staffline' or 'the Group')

 

Result of 2018 Annual General Meeting

 

 

The 2018 Annual General Meeting of Staffline, the Recruitment and Employability organisation, was held today, Thursday 17 May 2018. All of the eleven resolutions contained within the Notice of 2018 Annual General Meeting were duly passed. Details of votes cast in favour of the resolutions are as follows:

 



Voting for the resolutions

Resolution

number

Detail of resolution

Holders Voting

Votes

% of Votes Cast

% of shares in issue *

1

2017 Annual report and accounts     

72

18,185,970

99.98%

65.31%

2

Directors' remuneration  

66

16,325,916

89.81%

58.63%

3

Declare final 2017 dividend of 15.7p 

72

18,185,970

99.98%

65.31%

4

Elect director: Michael Watts       

68

18,065,697

99.39%

64.87%

5

Re-elect director: Andrew Hogarth 

66

18,092,616

99.47%

64.97%

6

Re-elect director: John Crabtree  

66

17,993,713

98.93%

64.62%

7

Re-appoint PwC as auditors    

69

18,172,538

99.91%

65.26%

8

General authority to allot shares

72

18,185,970

99.98%

65.31%

9

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

65

17,837,523

98.13%

64.05%

10

Disapplication of pre-emption rights

65

17,806,382

97.96%

63.94%

11

Purchase of own shares in the market        

67

13,748,600

99.91%

49.37%

*27,849,389 ordinary 10p shares currently in issue.

 

For further information, please contact:


Staffline Group plc                                        

www.stafflinegroupplc.co.uk

Chris Pullen, Chief Executive Officer                                                                                07786 265344

Michael Watts, Group Chief Financial Officer                                                                  07970 215262

[email protected]


Liberum NOMAD and Joint Broker               

www.liberum.com

Steve Pearce / Joshua Hughes                                                                                                020 3100 2222


Berenberg  Joint Broker                                               

www.berenberg.com

Chris Bowman / Toby Flaux                                                                                                        020 3465 2722


Buchanan   PR and Communications      

www.buchanan.uk.com

Richard Oldworth / Jamie Hooper / Madeleine Seacombe                                          020 7466 5000

[email protected]

 

 

About Staffline

"Enabling the future of work"

 

Staffline is a leading workforce recruitment and management organisation providing services, mainly in the UK and Eire, to both Government and commercial customers. The Recruitment division (previously 'Staffing') supplied up to 52,000 workers per day in 2017 to more than 1,500 clients. The PeoplePlus division is a leading provider to both Central and Local Government, as well as commercial customers, offering a wide range of services to help and support in the Employability (Welfare to Work), Justice, Communities and Skills arenas.

 

Recruitment

Specialising in providing complete labour solutions in agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, e-retail, driving and the logistics sectors, the Recruitment business operates from over 400 locations in the UK, Eire and Poland. The Recruitment services include:

 

·     Staffline OnSite, based on clients' premises and providing both blue and white collar, managed, temporary workforces

·     Driving Plus, providing HGV drivers to the driving industry

·     Staffline Agriculture, providing workers to the UK farming and horticulture sectors

·     Staffline Express, our high street branch based operation

·     Brightwork, a recruitment business based in Scotland specialising in temporary and permanent jobs to the drinks industry

·     Diamond Recruitment, one of the largest providers of recruitment services in Northern Ireland

 

PeoplePlus

A trusted partner in delivering skills, employability and well-being services. Contracts span Central, Local and Devolved Government and the Private Sector, including:

 

Employability:

 

·     Work Programme, prime contractor in nine regions and sub-contractor in three regions in England and Wales

·     Fair Start Scotland, prime contractor in two regions commencing April 2018

·     New Enterprise Allowance (business start-up support), prime contractor in three regions of England and Scotland and a sub-contractor in Wales

·     Steps to Success, prime contractor in Northern Ireland, an employment programme to build skills

·     Tackling Youth Unemployment through the MyGo service in Suffolk, the Youth Promise Plus in Birmingham and the Wirral Youth Employment Gateway

·     Building Employment through Education, working in Schools in Northern Ireland

 

Education and Training services:

 

·     Prime contractor to the Education and Skills Funding Agency, Welsh Government and Skills Development Scotland, providing Adult Education and Apprenticeships 

·     Delivering Apprenticeships programmes for the Private Sector, via the Apprenticeship Levy and non-levy programmes   

 

Justice and Community services:

 

·   Ministry of Justice, Transforming Rehabilitation in Warwickshire and West Mercia, delivering rehabilitation services

·   Delivery of education and training to prisoners in ten prisons in the East of England and London

·   Independent Living Services, supporting 3,500 disabled people lead independent lives

·   Access To Work, providing adaptation in the work place for people with disabilities - national contract.

·   Support for the users of Prison Visitor Centres for the Northern Ireland Prison Service

·   Carers Hubs in Stoke and Staffordshire

 


This information is provided by RNS
The company news service from the London Stock Exchange
 
END
 
 
RAGBGGDUUXBBGIR