Employer confidence at lowest since referendum – REC

Employer confidence in the UK’s economy is at its lowest since the referendum, with a net balance of -14, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). More than a third (35 per cent) of respondents think that the country’s economic conditions are getting worse, while only one in five (22 per cent) think they are improving. The net balance of hiring and investment decisions has also fallen by two points to nine.

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Wave and REC announce partnership

Wave and REC have agreed to partner in the provision of candidate attraction services to the REC’s members.

In an exciting move, Wave will be the lead provider in a variety of recruitment technology and marketing services such as website building and design, multi-posting/job distribution, media research and analytics as well as media buying.

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REC endorses CBI’s call for Brexit urgency

CBI director-general Carolyn Fairbairn has today given a speech on what will make a good Brexit. The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) endorses their call for a “jobs-first transition deal to be nailed down in the next 70 days”.

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Brookson Enterprise joins the REC as new business partner

Brookson Enterprise helps recruitment agencies grow efficiently and realise their potential. That’s why we’re collaborating with REC on the ‘Scale Up In the Round’ and ‘Scale Up Live events’, which offer agencies a unique insight into the challenges and opportunities that growth agendas generate.

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Carillion liquidation – website for suppliers to get in touch

In light of the announcement that Carillion has gone into liquidation, the Government has appointed the Official Receiver and PWC as joint liquidators. They have set up a website for suppliers to get in touch with specific emails for relevant services. The REC will update members with further information as soon as possible.

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