MICHAEL PAGE INTERNATIONAL PLC
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Michael Page International PLC, with headquarters in London, is a professional recruitment consultancy, specialising in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world. The company has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas. In 1976, the company was founded in London by Bill McGregor and Michael Page to provide professional selection and recruitment services for accounting and finance within industrial, commercial, and practice clients. Michael Page operates in special areas such as accounting, tax and treasury; banking and financial markets; consultancy, strategy and change; engineering and manufacturing; human resources; IT and technology; legal; marketing; procurement and supply chain; property and construction; retail and hospitality; sales; and secretarial. Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies. Some of the company’s clients include Abbeyfield, Adaptec, Alliance Trusts, Anchor, ASDA Stores Ltd., Awdry Bailey and Drugs, Barclays, Berwin Leighton Paisner, BNB Tax Consultants, Bradford and Bingley, British Energy, BT, Burges Salmon, Clement Jones Solicitors, Clifford Chance, Crookes Healthcare, Electronic Arts, FedEx, First Assist, First Plus, GE Money, Hanover Group, Ikea, Integrity Software, Johnson Matthey Fuel Cells, Lenovo, London South Bank University, L’Oreal, Mayne Pharma, Michelmores, MWB Group PLC, Nokia, NSPCC Nuffield Hospitals, O2, Pernod Ricard, Peter Vardy Ltd., Pitmans, Pizza Hut, PruHealth, RasGas, Safe Information group, Sitel, Skillstream, SSL International, Standard Life, Starbucks, Stryker, Suzuki, Syngenta, The Barringtons Group, The Gap partnership, The Work Foundation, Total, UGS, UPM Kymmene, Venture, Water Aid, Whitbread PLC, Wickes, Wiggin Osborne Fullerlove, Williams Lea, Wrigley, and ZyXEL. Michael Page is present in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the US.
The company provides management and executive selection and recruitment advertising services. The Group operates from 11 offices in the UK and an office in each France,Belgium, Holland and Australia. Michael Page Group has been carrying on the business of management and executive selection since 1976 and in November 1983 became the first recruitment consultancy to be admitted on the Unlisted Securities Market.
Description and history
The Group is one of the world’s specialist recruitment consultancies, specialising in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients.
The Group operates through 136 offices in 28 countries worldwide and 3702 employees worldwide.
The Company was incorporated on 30 January 1997 and admission of its shares to trading on AIM commenced on 2 April 2001.
Michael Page founded in London by Bill McGregor and Michael Page
Providing professional selection and recruitment services for accounting and finance within industrial, commercial and practice clients.
Continued UK expansion with office openings in Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds and Bristol.
Largest Advertiser in FT from this year
Floated on the Unlisted Securities Market (USM)
Opened office in Australia
Michael Page City established to provide specialist service to Banking and Financial Markets.
First office of current European network opened in France
Expansion into Legal recruitment in the UK
Opened offices in the Netherlands
Michael Page admitted to the London stock exchange
Terry Benson appointed as Chief Executive of Michael Page International
Opened offices in Germany
Established Accountancy Additions in the UK
Public Sector Division opened
Michael Page implemented a national recruitment database
Established SRS (Sales Recruitment Specialists)
Opened offices in Hong Kong
Michael Page retired
Creation of Eastern Europe Division
Opened offices in Singapore
Acquired by Spherion Corporation (then called Interim Services, Inc.)
First generation website launched
Established RRS (Retail Recruitment Specialists)
Offices opened in Spain and the US
Offices opened in Italy
Operations launched in Brazil, Portugal and Switzerland
Established Michael Page Human Resources
Re-brand SRS and RRS to Michael Page Sales and Michael Page Retail
Michael Page International listed on the LSE (MPI.L)
Established Michael Page Engineering
Major advertising launch for third generation website
Awarded the accolade of Business Superbrands (professional recruitment) in 2001 and 2002
Michael Page International opens office in Tokyo
Office opens in Sweden
Established Michael Page Health division in France
Office opens in Belgium
Office opened in Shanghai
Michael Page Secretarial launched in the UK
Established Michael Page Real Estate and Construction division in France
Michael Page Engineering launched in Australia
Offices opened in Connecticut, USA
Michaelpage.co.uk wins accolade of best recruitment consultancy website by CIMA and Best Recruitment website by PQ magazine
Awarded the accolade of Business Superbrand (professional recruitment)
New office opens in Brisbane, Australia
Office opens in Bristol, UK for Sales, Marketing and Retail
New Offices opened in Boston and Chicago, USA
New office opens in Poland
New office opens in Canada
New office opens in Chatswood, Sydney
Michael Page Paralegal launched in the UK
Michael Page International recognised in the Guardian book ‘Britains Top Employers 2005’, The Sunday Times ‘100 best companies to work for’ and as a UK Business Superbrand.
Michael Page Property and Construction launched in the UK
Terry Benson retires.
Steve Ingham appointed as Chief Executive of Michael Page International.
The Company launched its operation in Turkey,Austria and New Zealand.
Founded in London by Bill McGregor and Michael Page
Professional recruitment consultancies
ACCOUNTANCY ADDITIONS LIMITED
US SIC Code
The Bourne Business Park, Page House
1, Dashwood Lang Road
City province or state postal code
KT15 2QW, ADDLESTONE (WEYBRIDGE)
Country address: UNITED KINGDOM
Website url: www.michaelpage.co.uk