Every year, our members help over 1 million people find a new permanent job, and on any given day there are 1.2 million people who are working via a recruitment business on a contract or temporary assignment.
If you want to find a recruitment business that understands their obligations to you as a jobseeker, you should look for an REC member. Every one of our members must adhere to our standards and take a compliance test to join and stay in membership.
Become a recruiter
Launch your recruiter career and be a part of a fast-paced, exciting industry. We provide advice, training and qualifications to get you get started.
Make a complaint
Making a complaint to any organisation is difficult – and while we encourage you to raise the issue with the REC member first, we're always here should the issue need to go further.
Being a member of the REC means being amongst the best.
Representing a network of more than 3,300 recruitment businesses and 10,500 individual recruiters gives us a unique insight into what good looks like in the UK recruitment industry.