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CEO Kevin Green steps down from the helm at the REC

Kevin Green is to step down as CEO at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation after almost a decade in the role.

6 November 2017

Blog: REC reports from SNP party conference

Continuing the series of Recruitment and Employment Confederation blogs from this year’s major political party conferences – Karen O’Reilly, stakeholder engagement manager at the REC, reports from the Scottish National Party conference in Glasgow.

12 October 2017

Blog: REC reports from Labour Conference

Continuing the series of Recruitment and Employment Confederation blogs from this year’s major political party conferences - Sophie Wingfield, a senior public affairs consultant at the REC, reports from the Labour Party conference in Brighton.

29 September 2017

New members elected onto REC council

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s council has elected new members following today’s annual general meeting.

15 June 2017

REC turns to ex-employment minister to head commission

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has turned to a former employment minister to lead its new ‘Future of Jobs’ commission.

13 June 2017

Temp billings rise at fastest rate of the year, says Report on Jobs

Temporary billings have risen at their sharpest pace in four months, according to the latest Markit/REC Report on Jobs.

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What I know: Peter Rabey

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Peter Rabey.

28 March 2017
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What I know: Daniel Griggs

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Daniel Griggs.

28 March 2017
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IR35 - what has changed and what does it mean to recruiters?

Public sector IR35 rules are to be introduced from 6 April 2017 under the Finance Bill.

28 March 2017
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Diversity, inclusion and criminal records

Every day recruitment businesses come into contact with work-seekers from a variety of different backgrounds, some of which may have criminal records.

28 March 2017
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Big talking point: Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are the future of the recruitment industry. Recruitment Matters talked with four budding recruitment apprentices embarking on their career to find their hopes and aspirations for the future.

28 March 2017
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Turnover and NDR in negative territory, across 2016, for the median recruiter

The latest information from the RIB Index, sponsored by Bluestones Group, shows that year-on-year the median industry recruiter saw total turnover decline by an average of 4.5% across 2016.

28 March 2017
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ONS figures show decrease in net migration

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) last month recorded net migration of 273,000 for the year up to September 2016 – a 49,000 drop on the equivalent figure from a year before.

28 March 2017
Tom Hadley

Building a jobs market that works for everyone

Recruiters are key to the government's inclusion agenda, says Tom Hadley

27 March 2017
Kevin Green

How to grow your recruitment business: The REC's Scale Up campaign

It's time to up your game, says Kevin Green, REC chief executive

26 March 2017
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REC sector group takes diversity lead

Members of the REC’s Association of Executive Recruiters (AER) will lead an industry push to improve ethnic diversity within UK boardrooms.

26 March 2017
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Q&A: Bradley Carton

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Bradley Carton.

4 March 2017
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Employee headcount declining year-on-year

The latest information from the RIB Index, sponsored by Bluestones Group, shows that year-on-year the median industry recruiter has not added to its headcount numbers since June 2016 and actually started reducing numbers from September onwards.

4 March 2017
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Labour shortages ahead?

In February 2017, the REC’s Report on Jobs recruiters reported a sharp increase in the demand for staff, when asked about demand for staff compared to previous month.

3 March 2017
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What I know: Susannah Lawson

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Susannah Lawson.

3 March 2017
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English language fluency required for public sector workers

Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2006 was amended back in November, so public authority employers have a duty to ensure that their workers in ‘customer facing roles’ can speak English, or Welsh in Wales, fluently.

2 March 2017
Tom Hadley

The shape of things to come...

Recruiter's can make the most of post-Brexit Britain, says Tom Hadley, REC director of policy and professional services.

2 March 2017
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Member of the month: Amoria Bond

Manchester-based Amoria Bond Ltd have a habit of winning awards. Their latest includes Best Company to Work For (up to 150 employees) at last year’s IRP Awards. Recruitment Matters editor Michael Oliver talks with one of the company’s founders and managing director Gareth Lloyd about building a winning culture.

1 March 2017
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GRC hits 200

A record number of organisations employing more than 2 million staff in the UK have signed up to the REC’s Good Recruitment Campaign (GRC).

1 March 2017
Kevin Green

Technology takeover

Recruiters must be ready for technology's takeover, says Kevin Green REC chief executive.

1 March 2017

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