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Anti Slavery Day 18th October 2021

Anti-Slavery Day, 18th October, provides an opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery, and encourage government, local authorities, companies, charities and individuals to do what they can to address the problem. It was created by the Anti-Slavery Day Act, a Private Members Bill introduced Anthony Steen CBE, now Chair of the Human Trafficking Foundation.

Each year more and more charities, individuals, local authorities and police forces take action to mark Anti-Slavery Day.

The Human Trafficking Foundation hosts Anti-Slavery Day Awards to recognise journalists, filmmakers and broadcasters who have exposed issues of modern slavery, and to celebrate organisations and individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the fight against modern slavery. Find out more by visiting

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Video Recruitment – Exciting Announcement

Direct Response are EXCITED to announce that we are launching a new video recruitment software service as part of our commitment to providing the best recruitment solutions for our candidates and clients.

☑️ Personalised and Engaging job adverts through video.
☑️ Personable Touch – CVs are great for listing a candidate’s skill set and experience but sometimes its more about the person than what’s written on paper which is why our Video CV tool is a great way for clients to really get to know candidates better.
☑️ Live 2-way interviews – We can record 2 way interviews with candidates which we can record, save and clients can view.
☑️ Solo, One-Way Interviews – Solos are a great way to get to know the candidates in the first initial stages of your recruitment process. Clients will be able to add questions to a pre-recorded first stage interview that candidates can complete in their own time which is then submitted back to the client.
☑️ Boosting your company brand.

Want to find out more then give us a call on 01225 776500.

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Exciting News

Direct Response have some exciting news…. We are going paperless!

Here at Direct response, we want to ensure we are keeping ahead with technology and also supporting the environment by reducing are paper usage. We want to ensure our candidates also have a smooth and easy registration process which is why we are launching a new online registration form.

You will be able to access the registration form from either your laptop, tablet or phone and will electronically complete and fill in our registration form for both temporary and permanent work.

As a responsible recruiter we would still require you to meet with us face to face to check right to work documents, however with our new registration process we will ensure a quick and easy process.

If you are actively looking for work and would like to register, then please give us a call and we would be delighted to assist you in your job hunt!

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Fair and Equal Opportunity and Treatment!

The Direct Response team were busy on another training course yesterday presented by the responsible recruitment toolkit covering Fair and Equal Opportunity and treatment in the workplace and recruitment process.

Here at Direct Response, its important to make sure we remain compliant and that we are regularly updating our skills and knowledge to ensure we offer a fair recruitment process and equal opportunities for all.

Well done team and Thank you RRT, we look forward to the next training session.

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Responsible Recruitment Toolkit

Responsible Recruitment Toolkit is a not-for-profit, global programme whose mission is to drive ethical and professional recruitment and labour supply that is good for workers, recruiters and clients.

Direct Response Employment Services is one of seven companies in the country to achieve RRT Business Partner status. This means we have uploaded evidence to publicly demonstrate our commitment to responsible recruitment.

You could become the next business partner to find out more about RRT and how your company could be the next business partner please follow this link.

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On behalf of the team at Direct Response Employment Services, we want to congratulate 11 local candidates who have been in a temporary role for 3 months and have been offered permanent roles on Monday.  This is not only a fantastic opportunity for them, but how encouraging during times like this, that we are able to celebrate growth in a local company too.  Great achievement for all involved!