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Latest training courses from the REC

The courses over the next two months that will help you to perform at your best, and deliver for your team.

17 April 2019
Richard Jones REC

IRP May 2019: Effective executive recruitment

Richard Jones, executive search director at Forward Role, on effective executive recruitment.

17 April 2019
Denis Portrait Colour REC

IRP May 2019: Releasing business potential

Denis O’Driscoll, founder of interim management specialis Corvint Fox, on releasing business potential.

17 April 2019
Checklist Checkboard

Legal update: Changes to right to work checks

The REC helps answer questions over right to work checks for non-UK nationals.

HR 17 April 2019
Stats

Average debtor days continue to nudge higher

The latest information from Recruitment Industry Benchmarking’s RIB Index shows that the median industry recruiter has continued to experience a rise in the average number of debtor days – up to an average of 52.8 across 2018.

17 April 2019
Intelligence Puzzling Productivity

The Intelligence: Puzzling productivity

The UK’s jobs market has been incredibly strong over the past few years, with figures from the ONS showing record high rates of employment and the lowest unemployment rates since the mid-1970s.

17 April 2019
Neil Carberry full Resolution June 2018

The View: What will recruitment look like in 20 years?

Here’s a question to ponder, says Neil Carberry, REC chief executive: what will recruitment look like in 20 years?  

17 April 2019
Holding a bag of money

Time running out to get the IR35 rules right

The clock is ticking on getting the rules around IR35 right, warns the REC.

17 April 2019
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Innovation? It's child's play

Recruiters could do a lot worse than learning from child entrepreneurs, as Roisin Woolnough explains

17 April 2019

Soundbites May 2019

A recent poll of more than 2,000 UK workers found that 56% of people don’t agree that recruiters add anything to the recruitment process. Do you agree?

17 April 2019

Viewpoint: Rewriting the employment rule book

Why organisations should adopt a culture of reverse mentoring.

17 April 2019

Ask the expert: May 2019

I’m billing £600k and am thinking of setting up my own recruitment business. What advice would you give me?

17 April 2019

The Thrive Team

Martin Grady and Alison Trodd have joined up to launch The Thrive Team.

Executive search 17 April 2019

APSCo helps to launch human capital MBA

APSCo is collaborating with two other partners in delivering an MBA in human capital.

HR 17 April 2019
Heather Deland

Heather DeLand: Recruitment excludes people and we can’t change that

Recruitment campaigns can be much closer to marketing than we think.

17 April 2019
Barometer iStock

Recruitment Sector Barometer: Double down on development time

How much time should recruiters spend on business development?

17 April 2019

Recruiters urged to get anti-racism reporting policies in order

Recruiters have been urged to review reporting procedures for their own staff and agency workers out on assignment in light of shocking new research revealing the extent of racism in Britain’s workplaces.

15 April 2019

Booze bans for staff? Recruiters give their reactions

Recruiters are largely against following the lead of Lloyds of London in imposing booze bans for staff and anyone entering their offices.

12 April 2019

Amberjack secures £17m+ investment for MBO

Amberjack, a specialist in designing and delivering early careers and large-scale recruitment programmes for blue-chip organisations, has secured a £17.6m investment from mid-market private equity investor LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group.

Off-payroll rules and loan charge take centre stage in Parliament and for recruiters

Controversial off-payroll rules remain a concern for recruiters a year away from their implementation in the private sector.

Public sector 8 April 2019

How recruitment professionals cope with the stresses of the job

Counselling sessions, wellness programmes, trips to the gym, as well as just taking time to talk are just some of the ways recruiters are tackling stress at their agencies.

5 April 2019

Report on Jobs reveals fastest fall in perm appointments since 2016

With data showing the fastest decline in permanent staff appointments since summer 2016, politicians need to call time on political game-playing over Brexit.

Retail, Social care 5 April 2019

Management or culture: which is best?

Is it more important to get the management or the culture of an organisation right? It’s a case of neither and both, says Matt Frost.

HR 3 April 2019

Recruiters plough on despite Brexit challenge

While they are preparing as best they can, recruiters have unsurprisingly slammed Parliament for failing to provide any clarity over how Britain will actually leave the European Union.

3 April 2019

CONTRACTS & DEALS: 1-5 APRIL

This week’s contracts and deals include: CRG Medical Services, Ferris Slater, New Street Group, Nixon Williams, Oberon Solutions, Remit Group, Wickland Westcott

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