IRP Award Winner

Georgia Walden, Senior Recruitment Consultant at HRS, on what lies behind her recent win as Recruiter of the Year at the IRP Awards.


REC Professionals: Sharing best practice

Gary Venner, Managing Director, Premier Jobs UK, on sharing best practice


REC Professionals: Life as an agency worker

Hilary Barnes, NHS practitioner, on life as an agency worker

Own the change in 2020

The Good Work Plan legislation comes into effect in April 2020, so it’s time to step in, step up and own this transformation.

15 January 2020

Legal update: Preparing for the end of Swedish derogation contracts

On 6 April so called ‘Swedish derogation’ contracts (SD contracts) will be brought to an end with the repeal of regulations 10 and 11 of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 (AWR).

Legal, HR 15 January 2020

Big talking point: Rolling with the punches

Taking a look at the latest recruitment industry figures, you can see recruiters are battling a challenging market – and surviving it well.  

15 January 2020

Only one in five are new clients

Recruitment Industry Benchmark's new Index.

15 January 2020

The Intelligence: Employers feeling confident on 2020 prospects

Has business confidence started to recover? Josh Prentice investigates

15 January 2020

Hadley's comment: Think local, drive change

Your industry needs you, says Tom Hadley, REC’s Director of Policy and Campaigns.

15 January 2020

The View: Making great work happen transforms lives

It takes a lot to silence several hundred recruiters on an awards night, but St. Giles charity did just that.

15 January 2020

Good Recruitment Collective welcomes its 500th employer

The Good Recruitment Campaign was renamed the Good Recruitment Collective in early January.

15 January 2020

IRP Award Winners 2019

Find out the winners in the individual and company award categories.

12 December 2019

REC Professionals: Life after an MBO

Tony Ward and Dominic Coyne, founders, BuildSpace, on life after an MBO

Construction & property 12 December 2019

REC Professionals: Flexible working

Andrea Prendergast, Managing Director, Ryder Reid Legal, on flexible working

12 December 2019

Stand by for the new REC

Over the course of 2019, we’ve thought deeply about the REC’s purpose and future. 

12 December 2019

Legal update: Written statements from day one

From 6 April 2020, every new employee and worker will have the right to a written statement from day one of their employment.

Legal, HR 12 December 2019

Big talking point: Get ready for the future, now

Tom Hadley, REC Director of Policy and Campaigns, gives his take on the priorities recruiters should be focusing on in 2020. 

10% increase in perm starting salaries

Recruitment Industry Benchmark's new Index.

12 December 2019

The Intelligence: 2020 – A year of challenges and opportunities

There are still opportunities to be had, despite the challenges of the job market.

12 December 2019

New government must prioritise making great work happen

The REC is renewing its pre-election manifesto.

12 December 2019

The View: 2020 is the year of the professional recruiter

It’s time to set ourselves apart, says Neil Carberry, REC Chief Executive.

12 December 2019

Politicians must commit to making great work happen

The next government will need a new approach to work if it is to boost the economy and support workers, according to ‘Making Great Work Happen’, the election manifesto of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

15 November 2019

Thinking of opening your own recruitment agency?

The one big piece of advice we give individuals who are serious about setting up their own recruitment business is to invest a lot of time into research. To identify your niche, you need to know what the industry is made of and what it’s lacking.

15 November 2019

Change is coming…

It’s a busy time at REC HQ as we prepare to launch our new brand in just four weeks’ time.

15 November 2019

IRP December 2019

Julie Grimes, MD, Jaguar White Recruitment, on why – and how – the best recruiters go that extra mile for candidates

Commercial & office support 15 November 2019

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