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 permanent staff on up to £20k at a flat-fee per-hire, with staged payments to reduce 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

How will BREXIT impact the recruitment sector?
What better day to launch our blog post about Brexit and the impact on recruitment than on the day of the European elections?  Although everyone may have ‘Brexit burnout’, it’s still an important issue and we were joined at our team meeting last month by Jeff Brooks, Vice President...
6 reasons why you should support local businesses  
This Local Business week, we’re celebrating the importance of supporting local businesses. Workforce has eight branches across the West Midlands in town and city center locations and we know how important high streets are to local people and the local economy. In fact, a recent piece of research...
Look good, feel good – how your interview outfit choice impacts how you feel 
This week it’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme is body image. First impressions are really important in job interviews – job interviews are regularly described as one of the top anxiety-provoking situations in life! So here are four ways your outfit choice can help make you feel better...
Learning at work week  
Learning at Work Week is an annual event that shows how important continuous learning and development is in the workplace. This year’s theme is ‘Shaping Your Future’ and there are loads of resources, courses, and schemes available to help you mold and create the future you desire.   At Workforce...
REC response to April 2019 ONS labour market figures
Today’s labour market statistics published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show the number of vacancies at 852,000 for January to March, 32,000 more than a year earlier. The UK unemployment rate was estimated at 3.9%; it has not been lower since November 1974 to January 1975. There...