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Hays Group

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1981 The Proprietors of Hay's Wharf was renamed Hays Group[1]

The property interests were all divested

1987 Hays Group, provider of transport and distribution services, chemical manufacturing, staff recruitment and graphic arts, was sold to its management[2]

1989 The company was listed on the Stock Market[3]

Hays Chemical Distribution Ltd was a subsidiary

2004 After ongoing falls in profits, Hays sold its DX Mail logistics business to concentrate on personnel services[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Feb 24, 1981
  2. The Times October 21, 1987
  3. The Times, October 27, 1989
  4. The Times, October 30, 2004