A survey by the Recruitment &amp; Employment Confederation (REC) has revealed that approximately one in four (24%) employers will be taking on seasonal staff this year.
A common theme of the government’s industrial strategy is focused on the need to improve the UK’s STEM capacity. A skilled workforce is the foundation of sustainable economic growth; those countries that are best able to adequately invest in workforce development often report the strongest rates of advancement.
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.
This month’s JobsOutlook report from the REC shows employer confidence increased again in February and now stands at its highest level in the past 12 months. This reflects the steady improvement in hiring intentions that began in December.
Agencies are essential partners in providing a skilled workforce.
The REC is delighted to announce that Darin Burrows, Operations Director at Rullion Alltrades and Vice-Chair of the REC Construction sector has been appointed to the CITB-ConstructionSkills board as the representative for the recruitment industry.
Today's Ciett seminar in Copenhagen outlined some of the major regulatory barriers for the worldwide recruitment industry. Discussions also confirmed the need to challenge ongoing preconceptions and to re-invent the industry’s global brand.
At yesterday’s REC Council Meeting, Peter Searle, Chief Executive of the Adecco Group, UK and Northern Ireland, stood down as Vice Chair after completing his three year term of office.