As well as knowing how important attracting and retaining the right people is to turning your vision of success into reality. We also know that sometimes you’re just looking for simple and straightforward advice.
Well, there's good news!
We’ve put together a series of Essential Recruitment Facts for Employer to help you. Easy-to-read ‘how to’ guides - simple.
Whether this is your first hire or you’re increasing your team – you’ll find the information you’re looking for to suit your organisation.
Alternatively, if you’re planning your future recruitment strategy, why not arrange a no obligation confidential consultation with one of our specialist Consultants to find out how to attract the right talent for your company?
We are proud to be an approved member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation since 2001.
The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) is the voice of the recruitment industry and represents great recruiters - experienced and qualified professionals.
As members we are recognised for the value and expertise we can provide to both clients and candidates – a standard we maintain through dedication and commitment to compliance, ethics and professional standards.
Our expertise, knowledge and experience means you can be sure we will give you the very best service and advice, we will help you avoid some of the common pitfalls in the recruitment process and the most cost effective recruitment solutions to suit you - all in line with the comprehensive REC's Code of Practice
Be aware that specifically requesting extensive experience, or ‘dynamic’ candidates may violate the 2006 Age Discrimination Act. Advertising language needs to be carefully crafted not only to refrain from excluding applicants based on age, but also to avoid suggesting that a particular age group would be better suited for the job than another.
Keeping up to date with your legal obligations when recruiting is extremely important. Employment law is constantly changing to reflect the evolving economy and the workplace. As an employer in the UK, you are subject to a complicated series of responsibilities, requirements and legal obligations to employees, potential employees and jobseekers.
If you are recruiting permanent staff there is a lot to consider. We can help ensure you have everything in place for example -
Temporary and Contract staff
If you are recruiting temporary staff or contractors to work for you through a recruitment agency, you must consider your relationship with the agency itself.
We can take you through the hiring process for new staff and help you understand the Agency Workers Regulations (laws that came into effect in 2011) and how you can be confident of being fully compliant.
When placing temporary workers at your organisation, we have a responsibility to:
You can be confident that when using an REC member agency your whole recruiting process adheres to all legal requirements and best practice. We’ve successfully undertaken the REC’s Compliance Test to ensure we can guarantee that we are fully compliant with the law and abide by the REC’s Code of Professional Practice.
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