Oliver Rae Recruitment – Why we do what we do?

Oliver Rae was founded two years ago by me (Lauren Jenkins) and by Tom Kenney. I had been working in recruitment for around four years alongside Tom and his successful growing Sheet Metal Fabrication Business placing a range of candidates with many skill-sets. He was happy with the quality of candidates that I represented, and […]

Q1 Reflection time

The Recruitment Industry made up almost £36 Billion of the UK’s Economy in 2021. That was a decrease of around 11.5 % from 2020. However, this shows the resilience of the recruitment industry. We have been able to support the supply and demand of businesses throughout – IR35, EU Brexit challenges, A Pandemic, Staffing Shortages. The […]

Is skill-shortage hampering business productivity and growth?

Posted on February 22, 2021 Here in the West Midlands we are well known for our manufacturing plants, home to one of the world’s largest confectionary companies, the capital of leather manufacturing, and one of the UK’s Industrial hot spots. It has come to light that it is imperative for us as a recruitment agency […]