REC re-elects Moore as chair and excludes 71 corporate members

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation announced the results of its Council elections at its annual general meeting yesterday on a day in which it also excluded 71 corporate members following its most recent round of compliance tests.

21 June 2019

Join us at the Recruitment Agency Expo 2019 in London

The REC is once again delighted to be supporting the 2019 Recruitment Agency Expo, the largest and longest running event in the UK for recruitment industry leaders.

12 February 2019

Talent a hot commodity in 2019

There is no doubt that employers are going to find it tougher to fill roles in the year ahead. We have record UK employment and the lowest unemployment since 1975.

12 February 2019

Celebrating our industry’s strong performance in 2017/18

Ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit may be top of the agenda but this shouldn’t overshadow the good news our industry has to share. The year 2017/18 had been an extraordinary year for recruitment and recruiters. And we should all celebrate that success.

12 February 2019

Permanent placement numbers drop for first time since mid-2016

Permanent placement numbers have dropped for the first time since just after the UK’s Brexit vote, according to findings from the latest KPMG and Recruitment & Employment Confederation UK Report on Jobs.

Retail, Engineering 8 February 2019

Brexit is opportunity to ‘embed’ with clients, says REC

Brexit can be an opportunity for recruiters to “really embed” themselves as “trusted workforce advisers with their clients”, says the CEO of the REC.

HR 11 January 2019

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


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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When will wages go up?

Strong inflationary headwinds are heading our way.

3 February 2017
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Legal issues for recruitment in 2017

In January it is worthwhile to look over the horizon to see what is coming towards us for the rest of the year.

2 February 2017
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Member of the month: Andy Cox

He generates £40k in revenue each month, starts his day at 4:20am, and is the best recruiter in the United Kingdom. Recruitment Matters meet Andy Cox of Rethink Group.

2 February 2017
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What I know: Bindu Cardoza

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Bindu Cardoza.

1 February 2017
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Behind the scenes Q&A: Dominic Joyce

Behind the scenes at the Institute of Recruitment Professionals with Dominic Joyce.

1 February 2017
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Industry strong, but Brexit concerns remain

The value of the recruitment industry to the UK economy is £35.1bn per year, according to the ninth annual report on the recruitment industry’s performance from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

1 February 2017

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