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How to start a recruitment agency in a post COVID-19 world

We aren’t there yet, but the horizon isn’t far away, and when we get there, you want to be in your best position to grab the opportunities that come your way.

12 June 2020
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Mental well being at work for managers (part 1 spotting the signs)

When it comes to improving mental health and wellbeing in the workplace, confident and supportive line managers are essential to create an open and honest culture where employees feel comfortable talking about their mental health.

12 June 2020
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Mental well-being at work for managers (part 2 supporting employees)

Over 11 million days are lost at work every year because of stress at work. So, as a manager how can you help reduce this and support positive mental health in the workplace?

12 June 2020

Your new REC website is here

You might have noticed a change or two round here. What do you think?

22 May 2020

REC Scotland – How are industry leaders preparing for the next phase?

Covid-19 policy responses are playing out differently across the devolved nations.

22 May 2020

Mental Health: How employers are supporting their staff during the COVID-19 crisis

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18-24 May. And while the theme for this year is kindness, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up many new challenges for businesses in terms of how to take care of your staff.

22 May 2020

Learn at home

Make the most of lockdown with an REC online course

21 May 2020

Behind the scenes with recruiters on the front line

Ciara Campbell, Head of Healthcare, MPA Recruitment in Northern Ireland, on lessons from the Covid-19 crisis

21 May 2020

Want to be your own boss?

Where do you see yourself in 10 years’ time? Recruitment is a versatile industry, so you’ll never be short of options – including setting up your own business. 

21 May 2020

Legal update: What to consider when you have to make redundancies

When the economy was paused, the Coronavirus Jobs Retention Scheme was introduced to save jobs and businesses by covering 80% of the wages of furloughed staff.

21 May 2020

Big talking point: Life after lockdown

What will change about how we work after the Covid-19 pandemic? And what role will recruiters play in helping to rebuild our businesses?

21 May 2020

The intelligence: Major trends to watch as the labour market recovers

The coronavirus pandemic has had an enormous and rapid impact on the jobs market. As we think about recovery, it’s important to look at the trends and ask what these mean for how we work in the coming months. 

21 May 2020

New normal priorities

Sophie Wingfield, Head of Policy at the REC, outlines the top post-crisis challenges 

21 May 2020
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The View: Neil Carberry

Recruiters have a key role in the post-Covid-19 recovery, says Neil Carberry, REC Chief Executive

21 May 2020
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Recruitment industry steps up to the Covid-19 challenge

Covid-19 has tested the resolve and resilience of recruiters across the country. Despite the biggest crash in demand for staff in the 22-year history of the Report on Jobs, the recruitment industry has stepped up and demonstrated the transformative role it plays across the country in good times and in bad. 

21 May 2020

COVID-19: Four big trends in the labour market right now

The labour market is seeing a lot of changes in light of the COVID-19 crisis, but what data is crucial to you as a recruiter and recruitment business leader?

20 April 2020

COVID-19 and recruitment - How can recruiters address cash flow worries?

At this time of unprecedented disruption, cash is the lifeblood of any business. 76% of recruiters who participated in our first COVID-19 webinar said cash flow was their primary concern.

20 April 2020

Indiscriminate robots

How to avoid human and machine bias in recruitment

17 April 2020

Q&A: Kellie Gordon

Kellie Gordon, director, Appoint-Ed

17 April 2020

What I know: St Giles Trust

REC charity partner St Giles Trust on the value of helping the UK’s most disadvantaged people

17 April 2020

Don’t lose sight of standards – especially at a time of crisis

Coronavirus may have rocked our economy, but this is no excuse to lose sight of our standards and the importance of compliance.

17 April 2020

Legal update: Delayed, not cancelled: the next steps for IR35

On 17 March 2020 the government answered the REC’s call to delay the IR35 tax changes until April 2021.

17 April 2020

Big talking point: Supporting our mental health

Coronavirus raises important questions about how we look after our mental health in a time of social distancing and self-isolation. With one in four people worldwide suffering from a mental disorder at some point in their lives, and as mental health week approaches, what can recruiters – as employers and as advisers – do to help?

17 April 2020

Data confirms drop in employer confidence because of coronavirus

The Covid-19 pandemic caused business confidence in the economy to plummet in March, according to the REC’s JobsOutlook survey (conducted between 2 March and 20 March).

17 April 2020

The Intelligence: Good mental health can increase productivity

As workers across the UK self-isolate to deal with the coronavirus outbreak, ensuring those working from home receive mental health support has become even more important.

17 April 2020
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