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Time to protect jobs

Employment businesses keep us in work, placing a million people into new jobs every year, and a million temps into workplaces every day. They need support now.

24 March 2020
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Eight top tips for working and managing teams remotely (from a seasoned telecommuter)

This is a guest blog by Christian Fowles Smith, Account Director, REC

24 March 2020
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for REC Members

Not surprisingly, the REC Legal Helpline has seen a large rise in the number of calls and emails about the Coronavirus.

23 March 2020

The latest on Coronavirus, the Budget and IR35

With COVID-19 starting to spread across the UK, your REC has prepared special guidance on informing your workers, preventing contagion, and on statutory sick pay.

16 March 2020

Chancellor announces coronavirus proof budget but fails to protect flexible labour market by greenlighting IR35 go-ahead

Newly appointed Chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered the government’s much-awaited budget. Brexit and the IR35 reforms were pushed to the inside pages of the Red Book, as the Chancellor set out his plans to protect the UK economy from the impact of coronavirus.

16 March 2020

Puzzled by productivity? Look to recruitment

Recruitment Industry Benchmark's new Index.

12 March 2020

The Intelligence: UK – the third largest recruitment industry in the world

Thalia Ioannidou, Research Manager at the REC, looks at the UK's contribution to the global recruitment industry.

12 March 2020

The View: Regulatory change is inevitable but it must be fair

Enforcement is only part of the story – we have a responsibility to deliver great work, says Neil Carberry, REC Chief Executive

12 March 2020

Boost productivity with better recruitment

Getting recruitment right can boost productivity, but getting it wrong could cost big money, according to the latest report from the REC. 

12 March 2020

Staff and agencies stick together

Recruitment Industry Benchmark's new Index.

13 February 2020

The Intelligence: A clearer outlook – but drought warnings ahead

Thalia Ioannidou, Research Manager at the REC, looks ahead at 2020.

13 February 2020

Hadley's comment: Sustainability and AI

How can we get to grips with drivers of change, asks Tom Hadley, REC’s Director of Policy and Campaigns

13 February 2020

The View: Much more to do on equal pay

It’s International Women’s Day and 50 years since the Equal Pay Act. There’s much more to do… says Neil Carberry, REC Chief Executive

13 February 2020

REC to Sajid Javid: ‘pause and think again’ on IR35

The REC has written a joint letter to the Chancellor about the proposed IR35 legislation.

13 February 2020

Future of Recruitment Forums ft LinkedIn: take a lead on the future of jobs

The general consensus following the election is that targeted support to the regions will be high on the list of priorities for a Conservative Government looking to make good things happen in newly won seats. 

29 January 2020

What hirers need to know about IR35 before April 2020

Attributed to Matt Fryer, Group Compliance Director at Brookson Legal.

29 January 2020

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.

29 January 2020

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

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
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