Five reasons not to be tempted by IR35 blanket assessments

Making blanket assessments on IR35 will set you up for bigger problems down the line. It’s a big mistake. Here’s why you shouldn’t do it. 

17 February 2020

Two factors to consider when starting a recruitment business in 2020

£38.9 billion

Let that number sink in first.

That is the fruit of the hard work and dedication of 119,000 recruitment professionals across the country according to our annual recruitment industry trends research.

17 February 2020

Future of Recruitment tour kicks off in Bristol

On a bright February morning in Bristol, we kicked off our Future of Recruitment Forums in association with LinkedIn. Providing practical support to help recruitment businesses compete and grow is at the heart of our partnership work with LinkedIn.

17 February 2020

Training: As seen on video

Nick Kirk, Managing Director UK&I, at PageGroup

13 February 2020

REC Professionals: Q&A with a flexible worker

Alfie Blagg, student and flexible worker in London and Cornwall, on what flexibility means to him

REC Professionals: Attracting women into engineering

Jenna Beard, Sales Manager, VHR, on attracting women into engineering

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 13 February 2020

A survival kit for the future

Are you a leader who holds back during uncertainty, or someone who isn’t scared to dive into the unknown?

13 February 2020

Legal update: IR35 - 17 days to get it right

Jane O'Shea, REC Solicitor, on IR35 legislation.

Legal, HR 13 February 2020

Big talking point: How #EachforEqual are you?

Despite advances in equality and inclusion at work, gender pay gaps and male-dominated boardrooms persist – damaging both equal opportunities and business performance. The recruitment industry can help change that

13 February 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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