REC appoints Marshall Evans
REC appoints Marshall Evans as Employment Policy Committee chairThe REC Council has appointed Marshall Evans, Group Operations Director of Staffline Group plc, as the new chair of the Employment Policy Committee (EPC).Marshall Evans succeeds Fred van der Tang of Randstad who has taken up a new post within the company in The Netherlands. As well as having been a member of the RECs Council of Directors for a number of years, Marshall is also the REC representative on the Board of the Gangmasters Licensing Authority (GLA). Commenting on his appointment, Marshall Evans said, The next few years are hugely important to the recruitment industry because of the implementation of the Agency Workers Regulations, pensions reform and massive changes which will affect the whole of the public sector - to name but three.We must listen to members in order to speak with one voice and endeavour to engage constructively with the Government, regulators and other policy-makers. We will continue to make our influence felt and to fight for the best possible outcomes for the recruitment industry as a whole.The Employment Policy Committee is made up of a cross-section of REC members, representing agencies of all sizes and sectors. The Committee reports directly to the REC Council in developing REC policy lines and steering pro-active lobbying campaigns. The work of the EPC builds on the ongoing feedback from the wider REC membership through regular surveys, consultations, sector group meetings and regional events.Welcoming Marshalls appointment, REC Chair Angela Masters says: Huge progress has been made over recent years in terms of the industry's voice and visibility within Government. Marshall's experience and drive will help to carry this forward.
"With a new administration now in place and with so many policy issues coming to a head, there has never been a more important time for us to influence the political agenda. The work of the EPC and the ongoing feedback from members is central to this mission.