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Getting recruitment right to boost UK productivity

Getting recruitment right boosts UK productivity by £7.7bn each year – this must be used to drive the recovery says the The REC Professional recruitment and staffing firms increase UK…

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North West Jobs take a drastic dive as we feel the impact of Covid-10

North West jobs are seen to take a drastic dive. Check out the Jobs Recover Tracker launched by the REC in 2020 which provides an indication of how the job market…

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Umbrella and IR35

Did you know that where the umbrella company deducts PAYE tax and national insurance, the agency does not have to consider the off-payroll rules for IR35. HMRC have recently updated…

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Jobs Outlook: Hiring intentions continue to rise despite increased worries about the economy

In the final quarter of 2020, employers were feeling more confident about hiring and an increasing proportion expected to bring in new permanent staff in the coming months – despite…

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Brexit’s impact on recruitment: Five things all recruiters need to be aware of

It might seem like Christmas was ages ago. Between digesting the good (having a Brexit deal), the bad (new lockdown), and the ugly (how do we navigate the massive yet…

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REC response to Brexit deal: Good news on deal must be accompanied by practical support for businesses

Responding to the announcement that the UK and the EU have reached a Brexit deal, Neil Carberry, Chief Executive of the REC, said: "It will be a huge relief to…

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