REC to drive industry benchmarking

The REC announces a major new strategic partnership with Recruitment Industry Benchmarking (RIB). The purpose of this new collaboration is to assist REC members with improving their business’s performance through a proven, measurable system of benchmarking.

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REC launches Your AWR Advisor programme

The REC is today (Tuesday February 1) launching one of the most extensive support programmes it has ever mounted. It is focused on helping REC members prepare their businesses, staff, clients and temporary workers for the implementation of the Agency Workers Regulations on October 1 this year.

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Quality Mark Wales falls victim to expenditure cuts

The Welsh Assembly Government has confirmed that it is terminating funding for the Quality Mark Wales which the REC has been managing on its behalf for the past three and a half years. The scheme is aimed at promoting safe recruitment in schools and the REC had argued for it to be maintained despite the current expenditure squeeze which has resulted in many other high-profile initiatives being cut.

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