Some months back, we reported on this blog that O’Neill & Brennan had passed the REC compliance test with a flawless 100% score. While full marks is always something to be proud of, it has come to our attention that some people may not be fully aware of what this means. Here, we discuss the benefits of using an REC accredited recruiter.

REC stands for the Recruitment & Employment Confederation. The REC aims to ensure that recruitment is beneficial for all parties involved – candidates, businesses, and the recruitment agencies themselves. This will help the jobs market which in turn provides a boost for the national economy.

The aforementioned compliance test on which O’Neill & Brennan scored 100% is the way that REC ensures registered companies are operating within their code of practice. This means working to the following principles:

  • Respect for the law
  • Respect for honesty and transparency
  • Respect for work relationships
  • Respect for diversity
  • Respect for safety
  • Respect for professional knowledge
  • Respect for certainty of engagement
  • Respect for prompt and accurate payment
  • Respect for ethical international recruitment

More details on these principles can be found here.

By using O’Neill & Brennan, an REC member, to recruit blue and white collar temporary or permanent staff our clients ensure they are dealing with an agency which is conscientious, moral , and committed to ensuring best practice is adhered to.