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10 Downing Street Publishes IOR Hiring Guide

10 Downing Street Publishes IOR Hiring Guide

Prime Minister David Cameron’s enterprise adviser Lord Young published his second government report entitled & lsquo;Growing your Business’ at 10 Downing Street on Monday 13th May. The report highlights how important it is for small businesses to know how to hire effectively.  In an attempt to boost employment, Downing Street asked the Institute of Recruiters - IOR - to write a simple guide highlighting 10 essential steps to hiring your first employee, which was published by Downing Street along with Lord Young’s report.  At the start of 2012, 95.5% (4.6 million) of private sector businesses in the UK were micro firms (0–9 employees). Micro businesses together accounted for 32% of private sector employment (7.8 million) and 20% of private sector turnover.

Lord Young states in his report: & lsquo;I have engaged extensively with the Institute of Recruiters – IOR - to understand how we can help employers manage these risks effectively and provide the confidence they require to recruit the right people with the right skills. This has resulted in a new guide, Your First Employee – the essential 10 step guide which addresses the confidence and decision-making issues involved in hiring and managing staff.’

The IOR is very clear on its message to business - hiring is a real route to growth. To further promote the concept of & lsquo;hiring to grow a business’ the IOR is now looking to turn the guide’s 10 essential steps into a set of business workshops that it will take around the country, free of charge for employers with the support of other bodies and associations. 

Azmat Mohammed, Institute of Recruiters Director General added: “A central theme of the IOR has always been to educate business in the concept that hiring is a route to growth.  Our partnership with government on programs such as & lsquo;Business in You’ will help us get this message out to business.  The report is also useful for large companies who are sat on a cash pile of &pound720 billon of funds, not being invested in employment due to a lack of confidence in the economy and growth prospects, which we need to do something about.

“We therefore urge recruiters to get involved in sharing (with their clients and contacts) the concept that hiring is a real route to growth for a business, and growth can be created by instilling confidence in a market.  Lord Young’s report is a great tool to share with clients who are not hiring, to help boost their confidence in what they could achieve by using some of their cash reserves to hire for growth.”

Lord Young’s government report entitled & lsquo;Growing your Business’ can be viewed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/growing-your-business-a-report-on-growing-micro-businesses

The IOR’s micro business guide entitled & lsquo;Your First Employee – the essential 10 step guide’ can be viewed at: http://www.theior.org.uk/your-first-employee-essential-guide

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