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Building the best jobs market in the world: the expert view

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Building the best recruitment industry in the world

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In 2015 the REC conducted research into the UK's dynamic labour market. To explore this, we invited a group of labour market experts to contribute to a book of essays about how we can achieve our important ambition.
 
This resulted in 'Building the best jobs market in the world: the expert view'. We had 24 high profile contributors including economists, trade unionists, academics, members of the House of Lords and business leaders, each expert has their own particular vantage point on our economy and labour marke, but this helps make stimulating reading and discussion on the critical challenges that lay ahead.

Strongly rising employment alongside weak productivity growth and falling real wages has resulted in a new narrative. - David Smith, The Sunday Times