Category Archives: REC – Report on Jobs

Demand for staff rises as availability falls at quickest pace since 2015

Demand for staff is at its highest level in 21 months as the number of people seeking jobs has fallen to a near-two-year low. According to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, demand for permanent and temporary staff rose in May … Continue reading

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REC Jobs Outlook: Confidence plummets

Business confidence has deteriorated significantly since the EU referendum, but employers say they need to hire more staff to meet demand, according to the latest Jobs Outlook survey. A third (34 per cent) of employers surveyed in the three months … Continue reading

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‘Turbulent times for employers could be made worse by Brexit’ – REC

Half of UK employers (51 per cent) anticipate skills shortages for permanent staff, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). The REC’s latest survey of 600 employers reveals that 30 per cent of organisations … Continue reading

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Permanent placements fall for first time since September 2012 (REC Report on jobs – July 2016)

REC Report on Jobs – July 2016 Key points: Brexit concerns hit recruitment activity in June Pay growth slows further Candidate availability continues to deteriorate Summary: The Markit/REC Report on Jobs – published today – provides the most comprehensive guide … Continue reading

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The REC Jobs Barometer – August 2014

The REC’s August Jobs Barometer shows some interesting positive information for the economy and further tightening of the jobs market across the whole country. Here are the main points from the recent survey:- Over one third of employers (36%) have … Continue reading

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The REC Jobs Barometer

According to the latest REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation) Jobs Barometer things are still looking very positive.  Here are some of the points that were highlighted:- A net balance of 85% of employers plan to increase permanent workforce in the … Continue reading

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REC Report on Jobs – December 2013

The REC Report on Jobs published on 9th Dec 2013 showed strong demand for staff and an increase in permanent salaries. Here is a summary of the report:- (1) The number of people placed in permanent and temporary/contract roles continued … Continue reading

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REC – Outlook on Jobs

More than 50 per cent of employers plan to increase their permanent workforce in the next three months, yet 71 per cent are failing to attract young talent through apprenticeships, a new employer survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation … Continue reading

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REC – Jobs Outlook Report

The REC’s latest Jobs Outlook Report for June 2012 has been published and shows that The Employer Confidence Barometer has dropped from last month but is still showing the same level as last year.  The report also highlights that although business … Continue reading

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Temp to perm activity at its highest ever level!

The REC’s February JobsOutlook shows the temp to perm score rising two points in January to its highest level yet. This underlines the crucial stepping role that temporary placements can provide for workers. The ability to take staff on tried … Continue reading

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