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Recruitment industry turnover up by 11%, finds REC

The UK recruitment industry shrugged off the country’s volatile political and economic climate with industry turnover rising by 11% to hit £35.7bn, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation's (REC) Recruitment Industry Trends report for 2017/18.

12 December 2018

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 22-26 OCTOBER 2018

This week’s contracts and deals include: Acton Banks, First Recruitment Group, JSA, Red Berry Recruitment, Talascend

Oil & gas/Energy, Engineering 23 October 2018

Half of employers worry whether candidate supply is sufficient

Half of UK employers harbour concerns over the sufficient availability of permanent candidates despite improved confidence in the UK economy this month.

Social care, Education 20 June 2018
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Blockchain technology: New kid on the block

The application of blockchain technology in recruitment is only in its infancy, but many believe it is just a matter of time before it drives real change in the industry.

16 April 2018
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Leaving London: Are workers really abandoning the capital?

It’s a no-brainer for many people in their 30s and 40s looking to start or grow a family.

16 April 2018

APPOINTMENTS: 19-23 FEBRUARY 2018

This week’s appointments include: Austin Fraser, Armstrong Craven, Global Resourcing Group, LACE Partners, Mercer, Morgan McKinley, Pedersen & Partners, Savannah Group, Search Consultancy, SkillSnap, Trust Tech

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 11-15 DECEMBER 2017

This week’s contracts and deals include: CSG, Job Matrix, Key, NPAworldwide, REC, Recruitive

Retail, Engineering 11 December 2017

CEO Kevin Green steps down from the helm at the REC

Kevin Green is to step down as CEO at the Recruitment & Employment Confederation after almost a decade in the role.

6 November 2017

Blog: REC reports from SNP party conference

Continuing the series of Recruitment and Employment Confederation blogs from this year’s major political party conferences – Karen O’Reilly, stakeholder engagement manager at the REC, reports from the Scottish National Party conference in Glasgow.

12 October 2017

Blog: REC reports from Labour Conference

Continuing the series of Recruitment and Employment Confederation blogs from this year’s major political party conferences - Sophie Wingfield, a senior public affairs consultant at the REC, reports from the Labour Party conference in Brighton.

29 September 2017

New members elected onto REC council

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s council has elected new members following today’s annual general meeting.

15 June 2017

REC turns to ex-employment minister to head commission

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation has turned to a former employment minister to lead its new ‘Future of Jobs’ commission.

13 June 2017

Temp billings rise at fastest rate of the year, says Report on Jobs

Temporary billings have risen at their sharpest pace in four months, according to the latest Markit/REC Report on Jobs.

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What I know: Peter Rabey

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Peter Rabey.

28 March 2017
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What I know: Daniel Griggs

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Daniel Griggs.

28 March 2017
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IR35 - what has changed and what does it mean to recruiters?

Public sector IR35 rules are to be introduced from 6 April 2017 under the Finance Bill.

28 March 2017
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Diversity, inclusion and criminal records

Every day recruitment businesses come into contact with work-seekers from a variety of different backgrounds, some of which may have criminal records.

28 March 2017
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Big talking point: Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are the future of the recruitment industry. Recruitment Matters talked with four budding recruitment apprentices embarking on their career to find their hopes and aspirations for the future.

28 March 2017
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Turnover and NDR in negative territory, across 2016, for the median recruiter

The latest information from the RIB Index, sponsored by Bluestones Group, shows that year-on-year the median industry recruiter saw total turnover decline by an average of 4.5% across 2016.

28 March 2017
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ONS figures show decrease in net migration

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) last month recorded net migration of 273,000 for the year up to September 2016 – a 49,000 drop on the equivalent figure from a year before.

28 March 2017
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Building a jobs market that works for everyone

Recruiters are key to the government's inclusion agenda, says Tom Hadley

27 March 2017
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REC sector group takes diversity lead

Members of the REC’s Association of Executive Recruiters (AER) will lead an industry push to improve ethnic diversity within UK boardrooms.

26 March 2017
Kevin Green

How to grow your recruitment business: The REC's Scale Up campaign

It's time to up your game, says Kevin Green, REC chief executive

26 March 2017
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Q&A: Bradley Carton

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Bradley Carton.

4 March 2017
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Employee headcount declining year-on-year

The latest information from the RIB Index, sponsored by Bluestones Group, shows that year-on-year the median industry recruiter has not added to its headcount numbers since June 2016 and actually started reducing numbers from September onwards.

4 March 2017

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