2021 Annual Report: Discover how the Group is delivering STEM talent

When the world changed, Specialist Staffing Group's parent company was ready. Following the impact of Covid-19, the market rebounded and we saw increased demand for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) skills across all of our key markets.

Read our Annual Report online to learn how our strategy, which focuses on STEM and flexible working, has allowed us to serve our clients’ demands for more STEM talent and helped us deliver a record-breaking full-year financial performance.

As the world’s only global pure-play specialist staffing business focused on roles in STEM, we’re proud to have placed over 22,000 specialists with companies that need their talents to build a better future.

Our purpose of “bringing skilled people together to build the future” has never felt more important or relevant. And we are living our purpose. The Group positively impacted over 33,000 lives over the past year and we’re building a greener, inclusive and ethical business for the future through our ESG activities.

You can find out more about how we’re integrating climate risk into our business by reading our 2021 Taskforce for Climate-related Financial Disclosures Report. There you will find information about how we’re meeting the 11 recommended disclosures by the TCFD, our ambitious targets and the progress delivered against these.

And read more about our record-breaking financial results, client stories and strategy by downloading the full PDF of our Annual Report here.

Read our online Annual Report

Notes to editors

Specialist Staffing Group brings skilled people together to build the future. It is the only global pure-play specialist staffing business focused on roles in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (‘STEM’), providing permanent and flexible contract talent to a diverse base of more than 9,000 clients in 15 countries.

The Group’s c.2,700 staff cover the technology, life sciences, engineering, banking and finance sectors.

Specialist Staffing Group's parent company is quoted on the Premium Segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority under the ticker symbol STEM and also has a US level one ADR facility, symbol SERTY.

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15 November 2022

Specialist Staffing Group's Sunny Ackerman and Karima Green Named on SIA’s Global Power 150 Women in Staffing List

The award highlights women who have made significant contributions to their companies and the staffing ecosystem.

20 October 2022

Timo Lehne, CEO, has been named on SIA’s Staffing 100 Europe list

Timo Lehne, CEO, has been named on SIA’s Staffing 100 Europe list

28 April 2022

Timo Lehne appointed CEO

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Timo Lehne as permanent Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

07 March 2022

Sunny Ackerman is named one of North America's 100 most influential leaders in staffing

President of Specialist Staffing Group has been recognised on the Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 North America list for 2...

31 January 2022

Group posts record profits with performance up 111% year-on-year

Full-year results for the year ended 30 November 2021 show profit before tax of £60m.

31 January 2022

Group appoints new Chief Technology and Information Officer

Nick Folkes takes on role of Chief Technology and Information Officer, having been in the role as an interim since October 2021.

28 January 2022

Group ranks top in Support Services sector in Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2021

Study published by Management Today puts Group first in eight of the 13 key criteria.

24 January 2022

Group named ‘Top Employer’ in Germany for a ninth consecutive year

Top Employer Institute recognises our approach to creating a positive culture and supporting colleagues.

13 December 2021

Group delivers record full-year net fee performance with strong growth across all major geographies

Increased demand for STEM skills and execution of our strategy sees net fees rise 19% year-on-year, to £355.7m, up 9% versus 2019.