REC says 76% of employers to hire more permanent staff within the next quarter

Three-quarters of employers (76%) plan to hire more permanent staff within the next quarter, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Wed, 23 Apr 2014Three-quarters of employers (76%) plan to hire more permanent staff within the next quarter, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

That confidence is also reflected in the eight out of 10 employers (81%) who report they intend to increase their headcount in the next 4-12 months, a 22 percentage points rise from just three months ago.

Positive hiring intentions among micro-businesses, those with 1-10 employees, have increased significantly for the second successive month, helping to fuel growth in the overall figures.

In-person right to work checks will hinder recovery says REC

More than 300,000 people a week could be delayed in starting work if the Home Office does not continue to allow Right to Work (RTW) checks to be conducted digitally.

Legislation 17 June 2021

Staffing firms fail to report on staff diversity, finds joint REC and APSCo report

Joint research by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) reveals too many staffing companies fail to record data on the diversity of their staff.

14 June 2021

FINANCIALS: SThree posts positive half-yearly results

Global science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) specialist recruiter SThree has said its performance is “ahead of expectations” in its half-year trading update.

Financials 14 June 2021

APPOINTMENTS: 14-18 JUNE 2021

This week’s appointments include: ersg, Higgs & Sons, SThree

People 14 June 2021
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