Job Centre Plus can help and advise about recruitment through their free Employer Services Line, the support includes:

  • Specialist advisers who understand businesses’ recruitment needs and the local labour market
  • Help with the design and wording of your job vacancy
  • Help developing pre-employment training (specific to your job requirements) for people that need it
  • Suggesting new ways to recruit for your business and avoid excluding people, eg by offering flexible working patterns
  • Giving your existing employees the chance to mentor people who want to work
  • An aftercare service after you’ve recruited someone