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How to hire the best candidates...every time.

10-02-2017

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REC: UK employers face growing candidate shortages in 2017

23-12-2016

Survey finds that nearly half of UK employers expect to face a shortage of suitable candidates for permanent roles.... READ MORE ››


ONS: Unemployment remains at 4.8%

19-12-2016

ONS report shows little change in the UK Labour market between August and October 2016.... READ MORE ››


The Labour Market Statistics have been released for February 2016 by the ONS

18-02-2016

The Labour Market Statistics have been released for February 2016 by the ONS, which reveals the main points for October to December 2015.... READ MORE ››


REC: Permanent placements rise at faster rate in January

05-02-2016

The latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) has been released, highlighting the quickening growth of permanent placements, whilst temp billings rise at slower pace. In addition, permanent salaries continued to increase, albeit at weakest rate in 27 months, and candidate availability remains tight.... READ MORE ››


Introducing the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage - April 2016

01-02-2016

The Government wants to move from a low wage, high tax and high welfare society to a higher wage, lower tax and lower welfare society. With record employment, the highest GDP growth in the G7, over 2 million jobs created since 2010, and 1.1 million more forecast by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the government believes that now is the right time to take action to ensure low wage workers can take a greater share of the gains from growth.... READ MORE ››


REC: Businesses need ‘thoughtful approach’ to hiring as labour market tightens

27-01-2016

More than eight in ten employers (83 per cent) plan to hire more permanent staff in the next three months, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).... READ MORE ››


ONS: Employment rate highest since records began

20-01-2016

The UK Labour Market Stats have been released for the period of September to November 2015. It reveals how there were 31.39 million people in work, 267,000 more than for June to August 2015 and 588,000 more than for a year earlier. There were also 22.96 million people working full-time, 436,000 more than for a year earlier. 8.43 million people were working part-time, which was 152,000 more than for a year earlier.... READ MORE ››


REC/KPMG Report on Jobs: Growth of staff appointments eases in December

08-01-2016

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide to the UK labour market, drawing on original survey data provided by recruitment consultancies.... READ MORE ››


REC – Skills shortage casts a shadow over rosy outlook

23-12-2015

According to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), more than eight in ten (82 per cent) employers think economic conditions are improving and more than four in ten (43 per cent) will approach future hiring decisions with greater confidence.... READ MORE ››


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How to hire the best candidates...every time.

Read our top tips to making sure that you get the right person for the role.
READ MORE ››

REC: UK employers face growing candidate shortages in 2017

Survey finds that nearly half of UK employers expect to face a shortage of suitable candidates…
READ MORE ››

ONS: Unemployment remains at 4.8%

ONS report shows little change in the UK Labour market between August and October 2016.
READ MORE ››

The Labour Market Statistics have been released for February 2016 by the ONS

The Labour Market Statistics have been released for February 2016 by the ONS, which reveals the…
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