Good recruitment is vital, especially when labour markets are tight. It ensures that the workforce has the relevant skills and abilities for the organisation's current and future needs. Effective resourcing is not just about filling an immediate vacancy but about impacting the long-term success of the business, using workforce planning data to understand the skills needed for organisational performance.

This factsheet looks at what recruitment and resourcing involves and outlines the UK law affecting recruitment activities. 

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