The Conduct Regulations were intended to raise standards within the recruitment industry. These Regulations stipulate how recruitment consultancies should operate, providing added protection for job seekers and companies using the services of recruiters
Marshall Evans, Chair of the REC’s Employment Policy Committee and Operations Director of Staffline, said: “There is scope for some quick wins in terms of streamlining existing regulations like the Conduct Regulations This will help to counter-balance the administrative onslaught of the AWR.
"The feedback from REC members has already been sent to Government and there will be further opportunities over the coming months to drive a collective vision of how our industry should be regulated.”
A formal submission based on member feedback was sent to BIS last week and will be followed up in forthcoming meetings with senior Government officials.
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