Employment Outlook

Welcome to the latest Workforce monthly summary of the UK employment outlook from the REC. 

TEMPORARY STAFFING

We can usually deploy exactly the people you need within just a few hours of you contacting us.

STAFFING
PLATFORM

Recruit 10 -1000 permanent staff per annum at a flat-fee per-hire, with reduced risk.

MANAGED
WORKFORCE

Our On-site Managed Workforce services deliver measurable cost savings and improve productivity

PERMANENT RECRUITMENT

From SMEs to PLCs we find exactly the right people to fit perfectly with your organisation.

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FINDING PEOPLE IN SHORT SUPPLY

We are a step ahead of your staffing challenges.

We continuously innovate and invest to keep you ahead. We are reaching further and engaging with more people than ever before – anticipating the challenges you’ll face tomorrow, to deliver for you today.

ORGANISATION & PROCESSES

Centralised Group Services team frees up our Recruiters & Resourcers to focus 100% of their time on what they do best – finding and recruiting people!

IT SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY

Class-leading jobs websites & apps fully integrated with our state-of-the-art IT systems means our candidate and employer data is up-to-the-minute and always right at our fingertips.

BRANCH NETWORK

Our growing branch network of Recruitment Centres means we’re local to more communities than ever to find and deploy people across the wider region.

VALUES THAT DELIVER RESULTS

APPLICATIONS PROCESSED WEEKLY

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AVERAGE FULFILMENT RATE

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CANDIDATE SATISFACTION

PLUS, CANDIDATES IN OUR DATABASE

Workforce is built on our shared values. We are Friendly, Innovative, Transparent and Supportive in everything we do. For our customers, candidates and colleagues alike; Workforce always FITS.

OUR DEDICATED SECTOR EXPERTISE

We are built around you.

Our specialist divisions each have a dedicated team of Recruiters, Resourcers and Sector Champions highly experienced in, and often recruited from, your sector.

FOOD PRODUCTION & MANUFACTURING

OFFICE &
COMMERCIAL

LOGISTICS &
WAREHOUSING

MANUFACTURING
MANUFACTURING

DRIVING

PUBLIC
SECTOR

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NEWS & BLOG

International Women’s Day 2019
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Four Key Advantages of an Apprenticeship
With so many options for post-16 education, it’s difficult to know where to start. This week is National Apprenticeship Week 2019, and it’s a fantastic opportunity to research into apprenticeships, read about what they are, and learn how they can help you start your career in your chosen...
Fear remains of lower growth in the future. However, UK Labour market remains Resilient
Today’s labour market statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the number of vacancies at 870,000 for November 2018 to January 2019 – 16,000 more than for August to October 2018 and 46,000 more than a year earlier. This was the highest estimate since comparable records...
REC response to ONS migration statistics February 2019
Today’s migration statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show a continued fall in net EU migration, driven by a fall in EU citizens coming to the UK. Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) director of policy Tom Hadley had this to say: “The fact that the number...
How to Reward and Show Your Appreciation to Employees
Friday 1st March was the Employee Appreciation Day. Our employees are our biggest asset – they keep our businesses running and moving forwards. Rewarding and showing that you’re grateful to staff can make a significant, positive impact, helping to boost morale, encourage productivity and increase...