Staffline group FD resigns

TIM JACKSON is to resign as group finance director of recruitment firm Staffline, the company announced as it reaffirmed that full-year earnings are expected to be in line with market expectation.

Staffline said that Jackson, finance director for the past four years, will step down at the end of the month to “pursue other personal and career opportunities”.

“With Staffline having now delivered significant operational improvement Tim has decided that this is the right time for him to step down,” the company said.

Jackson will be succeeded by G4S Integrated Services finance director Phillip Ledgard, who joins Staffline in October. Previously, Ledgard served as regional financial controller for G4S UK and Ireland.

He qualified with PwC in 2000.

Staffline has a market cap of £97.55m. Shares rose 1p to 412.5p in morning trading on the London Stock Exchange.

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