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Evolution of the workplace

Workplace culture is becoming increasingly important to attract talent in to the recruitment industry and the business community as a whole, says Harpreet Singh.

24 April 2019

Recruitment group to trial 4-day week at UK and Europe-based offices

A Brighton-headquartered recruiter has announced plans to trial a four-day working week.

Brexit delay gives confidence to EU workers

EU workers are seemingly more confident about coming to work in the UK, following the recent Brexit extension.

Public sector, Life sciences 23 April 2019

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

IRP May 2019: Effective executive recruitment

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

17 April 2019
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IRP May 2019: Releasing business potential

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

17 April 2019
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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
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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

Record numbers in work but every silver lining has a possible cloud

The number of people in work in the UK has risen to a record high. According to official figures published today, there were 32.7m people in employment between November and January.

UK tech sector good but banking hit as Brexit effect continues

The UK’s technology sector is continuing to defy the headwinds of Brexit, while financial services centres in Europe are picking up the slack as UK financial services companies have begun to move jobs out of the UK.

All mod jobs as house building factory opens in Cheshire

Up to 250 new jobs are in the pipeline following the opening of a new factory in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

How to future-proof the reputation of your recruitment business

David Solomon argues that in the future, recruitment owners may be demonised for their current business model – despite it being perfectly acceptable today.

13 March 2019

Recruiters frustrated by yet more Brexit uncertainty

Recruiters have been left reeling by the uncertainty following last night’s events in Parliament, which saw MPs reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal for a second time.

Recruiters urged to put anti-abuse policies in place to protect workers

Recruiters have been urged to have robust policies in place to effectively deal with confrontational candidates.

12 March 2019

Training: A personal approach

Andy Schafer, senior consultant at construction specialist Trade Recruitment, explains why finding the right trainer is as important as tailoring a course to your company’s needs.

11 March 2019
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IRP March 2019: Closing the gender pay gap

Simon Blockley, chief executive, Guidant Global on closing the gender pay gap.

11 March 2019
What I Know Clare Alderton

IRP April 2019: Building a trusted business

Clare Alderton, managing director, A1 Locums on building a trusted business.

11 March 2019
Immigration

Legal update: Brexit and EU workers

The REC helps answer questions over the supply of EU workers.

Legal, HR 11 March 2019

The Intelligence: Labour and skills shortages on the rise

For all the recent political uncertainty, one immense challenge facing UK businesses has remained constant: labour and skills shortages.

11 March 2019
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The View: Help us to help you!

The REC needs you to get involved, says Neil Carberry, REC chief executive.

11 March 2019
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Working towards more inclusive workplaces

The REC is working with Parliament to better support more diverse workplaces.

11 March 2019
Alan Furley

Alan Furley: Add a marketing mindset to your arsenal

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

Ask the expert: April 2019

I've implemented various client and candidate engagement strategies over the last year. Any tips to help maximise their chances of success? How long should I give each strategy before I cut my losses?

11 March 2019
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IR35's rocky road

Agencies, contractors and end clients face a bumpy ride ahead, as the changes to IR35 are extended to the private sector. Colin Cottell looks at ways to ensure a smoother journey  

11 March 2019

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