Category: recruiters

Good recruitment is boosting UK productivity by £7.7 billion each year

REC: ‘From temporary work to permanent roles, at home or at a workplace, recruiters have stepped up through the pandemic to keep the wheels of our economy turning’.

Permanent staff recruitment falls, while temp billings continue to rise

REC: ‘Economic uncertainty is weighing on employers’ minds even where they see potential for their own firm to grow, so it’s no surprise that temporary work is leading the jobs recovery’.

REC makes changes to help further support recruitment sector

REC: ‘This new generation of REC leadership shares a vision of delivering market-leading business support, advocacy and compliance advice to recruitment businesses’.

Calls for firms to be more strategic with recruiting diverse candidates

CIPD: ‘The findings of this report suggest that improvements in workforce diversity have happened by accident rather than design’.

Pandemic having negative impact on recruitment professionals’ mental health

Forty-six per cent of recruitment employees feel their work-life balance is worse than a year ago.

Employers’ hiring confidence on the up

REC: ‘Employers remain cautious and concerned about the future path of the economy – but are much more sanguine now about their own plans’.

UK businesses are optimistic about Covid-19 recovery

A survey of more than 1,500 executives has been carried out to understand how businesses are responding to this ongoing period of unprecedented economic change.

Kickstart scheme welcomed, but more needs to be done

FSB: ‘As schools and colleges in England open their doors to pupils, many for first time in half a year, it’s critical now more than ever that every pupil is afforded the best possible opportunity to succeed and give them the tools to thrive in their adult and working lives’.

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