Coffin Mew sign up to REC’s Good Recruitment Charter

Posted on: January 19th, 2017

Cementing its commitment to employing the finest legal talents, leading regional law firm Coffin Mew has signed the Good Recruitment Charter, an initiative launched by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Introduced in 2014, the Charter aims to encourage and promote good practice in recruitment and resourcing.

By signing the Charter, Coffin Mew is reaffirming its commitment to acting fairly and ethically in its recruitment processes, with specific focus on providing equal opportunities to all current and prospective employees.

The firm is in good company, current signatories also include G4S, National Express, River Island and Kelloggs.

Steve Othen, Head of HR & Projects at REC commented: “We are delighted that Coffin Mew has committed to the Good Recruitment Charter and become one of the first 200 employers to join the campaign. Jobs transform lives and recruiting the right talent is a critical task for any organisation. It’s great to have Coffin Mew involved in an initiative that helps organisations to resource the right way and we encourage others to do the same.”

Coffin Mew is proud to recognise and value individual differences and seeks to recruit and retain talented individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds.

In 2016, it was recognised by the Lex 100 as one of the UK’s best graduate employers and in signing the Good Recruitment Charter, Coffin Mew hopes to develop its status as a leading employer in the legal industry.

Resourcing Advisor at Coffin Mew, said: “Our people are vital to the success of the business, and candidate experience is essential to ensuring we attract and retain the very best talent. We look forward to benchmarking our resourcing practices against other signatories of the Good Recruitment Charter and setting a new high for industry standards.”

Partner and Head of Corporate at Coffin Mew added: “We want to demonstrate the best possible standards in all that we do and are proud to be working alongside REC in encouraging employers and the recruitment sector to meet those high levels.”