Hays plc is a United Kingdom-based recruitment group engaged in the provision of specialist recruitment activities. The Company�s geographical segments include: Asia Pacific, Continental Europe & Rest of World, and United Kingdom & Ireland. The Company operates worldwide in 20 specialism, including accounting and finance, construction and property, information and technology (IT), sales and marketing, education, engineering and manufacturing, health and social care and human resources. As of June 30, 2012, the Company operated 245 offices in 33 countries. As of June 30, 2012, it had found had placed around 55,000 people into permanent jobs and around 182,000 people into temporary assignments.