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Recrutiment & Employment Confederation

Speaking up for recruiters

Nurturing and empowering the industry is at the core of the work we do here at REC, which is why we campaign on behalf of the UK's recruitment industry – representing your best interests at the highest levels of government.


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Specialist legal advice

REC corporate membership offers access to our team of recruitment law specialists, as well as a comprehensive library of template contracts, policies and legal guides that cover all aspects of employment law.


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Setting the standard for compliant recruiters

REC members are recognised for their professionalism and the value they provide to clients and candidates – a standard we maintain through a dedication to compliance, ethics and professionalism.


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Business support

We take our responsibility as the recruitment industry's single destination for advice, guidance and support seriously. We go further to provide the tools your business needs to succeed, including access to a range of member-only offers provided by our business partners, plus auditing services, mentoring, and consultancy.


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Training and qualifications

We can help you develop the skills you need to thrive in the recruitment industry – whether you've just started your journey, or are looking to progress and achieve your career ambitions.


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Networking and events

Every year we host over 300 events for REC members and stakeholders, from our flagship annual conference and award ceremony, to legal seminars, business surgeries and member forums, all designed to give you the inside track.


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Jacqueline Hilton FREC

We're in recruitment for the right reasons. I genuinely believe in what we do and want to give as much to our clients and candidates. That's why we're a part of the REC.

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Managing Director, Fidelis Partners
Curo Graham Smith

One of the things that I liked about the application process for the REC was the fact that you guys actually test members and that is not always the case with some membership organisations.

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Head of Marketing, Curo Services
Kelly 2   Copy

I have found that the information I get from REC, especially the jobs report, which I fill out every month, is really useful, because when I’m sat there in front of the clients, I can talk to them about real-time information. I now have access to the regional one which is great.

Kelly 2   Copy Kelly Dunn
Managing Director, KD Recruitment Limited

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 that can help you grow.