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Staffline Group PLC
12 August 2019



   12 August 2019


Staffline Group plc

('Staffline,' the 'Company' or the 'Group')


Notice of AGM, Notice of Interim Results


Auditor Resignation


Staffline, the Recruitment and Training group, confirms that the notice of its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") has been posted to shareholders and is available from the Group's website:


The Company's AGM will be held at the office of PeoplePlus, Floor 6, Edmund House, 12-22 Newhall St, Birmingham, B3 3EW on Wednesday, 11 September 2019 at 10.00am.


Notice of Results


Staffline will announce results for the six months ended 30 June 2019 on Tuesday, 17 September 2019. A meeting for analysts will be held at 9.30am on the day at the offices of Liberum, 25 Ropemaker St, London EC2Y 9LY. For further information, please contact Vigo Communications on [email protected].


Auditor Resignation


Staffline also announces that it has received a letter of resignation from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ("PwC") resigning as the Group's auditor with effect from 1 August 2019. In the letter of resignation, PwC confirmed that the reason that they are ceasing to hold office is that the Company will soon be undertaking a competitive tender process for the position of statutory auditor and there was mutual agreement with the audit committee not to participate in this process following the completion of the Company's audit for the year ended 31 December 2018. PwC consider that the matters connected with their resignation that need to brought to the attention of the Company's members or creditors are included within PwC's audit report on pages 62-70 of the Company's annual report 2018. The letter of resignation and the annual report are available on the Company's website at In accordance with the requirements of section 520 of the Companies Act 2006, a copy of the statement received from PwC will be sent to all shareholders of the Company. The Company will commence a competitive tender process for the role of the Group's auditor shortly. 




For further information, please contact:


Staffline Group plc

Chris Pullen, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Watts, Chief Financial Officer

via Vigo Communications



Liberum NOMAD and Joint Broker

Steve Pearce / Joshua Hughes

020 3100 2222



Berenberg Joint Broker

Chris Bowman / Toby Flaux

020 3207 7800




Vigo Communications Financial PR

Jeremy Garcia / Antonia Pollock / Charlie Neish

020 7390 0230

[email protected]



Note for Editors



About Staffline - Recruitment, Training and Support


Enabling the Future of Work™

Staffline is the UK's market leading Recruitment and Training group. It has two divisions:

Recruitment Division

The UK's leading provider of flexible blue-collar workers, supplying over 60,000 staff per day to c. 1,600 private sector clients, across a wide range of industries including agriculture, drinks, driving, food processing, logistics and manufacturing. It operates from over c460 locations in UK, Eire and Poland. Its world leading Customer Experience platform provides optimised customer-based staffing management solutions whilst providing market-leading levels of job satisfaction for workers.


PeoplePlus Division

The leading adult skills and training provider in the UK, delivering apprenticeships, adult education, prison education and skills-based employability programmes across the country.


Skills and Training - market leading provider of Apprenticeships (both Levy and non-Levy), learning and development, adult education and health and well-being programmes to the Private and Public sector.


Justice and Community - largest independent provider of education and training services for prisoners and ex-offenders, as well as individual support services for carers and people with disabilities, both at home and in the work place.


Employability - market leading provider of programmes providing back-to-work education, skills support services to the unemployed and enterprise advice to individuals wanting to start their own business.




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