How did UK recruitment fair in 2017/18?
New report finds that higher employment rates in the UK are causing a decrease in labour market movement.
Can the public sector reach out to the new generation of agile, digital workers?
Today’s labour market statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the number of vacancies at 845,000 for August to October 2018, the highest since comparable records began in 2001 – 44,000 more than for a year earlier and 14,000 more than for May to July 2018.
Data shows that employers’ confidence in the prospects for the UK economy plummeted this month, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s latest JobsOutlook report.
Organisations across all sectors want to recruit for permanent roles, with almost one in five employers (actively looking to increase their headcount in the next three months, according to the latest JobsOutlook by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.
Confidence in the economic climate is improving and businesses are changing their hiring strategies to make the most of it, according to three in four (74%) employers responding to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).
Under the strapline ‘Jobs transform lives’, the professional body for recruitment in the UK will take a proactive approach to explaining the positive impact that recruiters have on businesses, individuals and the labour market as a whole.
98 percent of employers intend to maintain or increase their use of temps in the next quarter as overall demand for staff continues to rise, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey
The growth of employment is still rising but is being slowed by skills shortages, the latest Report on Jobs from The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG shows.
REC say that businesses need to improve the way they advertise jobs and provide training opportunities in order to attract older workers
REC have called for a full inquiry into the behaviours and decisions made by City Link and its directors in the run up to its insolvency.
UK business groups have come together to express their deep concerns about new regulations introduced by HMRC.
Responding to reports in the papers alledging that Labour Leader, Ed Miliband criticised “rogue” employment agencies, recruiting exclusively from abroad, for driving the high levels of low-skilled migration to the UK (FT 24 November 2014) the chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation Kevin Green hit back at length, saying: “This is just silly. It’s another episode…
Faster increase in permanent salaries but temp pay growth eases Sharper decline in candidate availability Growth of staff appointments eases but remains strong Summary 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…