Demand for workers will remain high into the autumn

25 August 2021

In the three months to July, employers’ confidence in their ability to hire new staff and make investment decisions remained high at +29, just below the previous rolling quarter’s record high, according to data from the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC).

Recovery sees unprecedented increase in permanent staff appointments

27 July 2021

The latest UK Report on Jobs survey from the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and KPMG showed recruitment activity surging again in June amid reports of greater demand for staff and the return to more normal business conditions as lockdown measures eased.

Acas presents evidence on fire and rehire practices

25 June 2021

Acas has been asked by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to look into fire and rehire practices and has put forward a report, Dismissal and Re-engagement (Fire-and-rehire): a Fact-finding Exercise.

As pandemic restrictions ease, permanent jobs show sharp increase

17 June 2021

A further easing of Covid-19 restrictions and the reopening of more sectors of the economy spurred a marked increase in hiring activity in May, according to the latest UK Report on Jobs survey by KPMG and REC ( Recruitment and Employment Confederation).

Campaign to raise awareness of job scams

21 May 2021

Working alongside JobsAware, Disclosure Scotland and AccessNI, the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is running a campaign to raise awareness of job scams and employment fraud among job seekers.

Jobs market shows employers at their most positive

20 May 2021

With hiring activity rising sharply for both permanent and temporary staff, the latest UK Report on Jobs survey from KPMG and the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) shows recruitment activity bouncing back at near-record rates.