Annual report and AGM

Welcome to our annual report 2018

"The future is bright for recruitment and the REC is here to help recruiters seize the opportunity!"

Neil Carberry

CEO, Recruitment & Employment Confederation

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The Recruitment & Employment Confederation's Annual Report 2018

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We are more relevant than ever

  • Page views to the REC website during 2018

  • Broadcast media mentions during 2018

    Almost double that achieved in 2017

  • Views to GDPR webpages

    which provided member support and guidance during 2018

  • Clients signed up to the Good Recruitment Campaign

    Collectively employing over 3.2 million staff

Speaking up for our Industry

Our influence and reach helps us to represent your voice.

  • Followers on REC LinkedIn profile

  • Media hits

    Including trade and national media outlets

  • TV appearances

    Including 4 on BBC Breakfast

  • Page views of the REC blog

REC annual report

Supporting your business and helping you succeed

Our events, support and resources give your business practical guidance - so you can focus on making your business a success 

  • Downloads of member material

  • Incoming queries

    were dealt with by our Legal helpline and customer contact teams

  • Page views of the Legal resources section

    of the REC website during 2018

  • Attendees at REC events

    Including webinars and our annual IRP awards 2018

Setting industry standards and driving professionalism

The REC continues to improve industry standards through compliance and drives industry professionalism through career development and training.

  • Compliance workshops delivered

    to support our members through the test

  • Bespoke in-company training courses

    Delivered at member offices throughout the UK

  • Recruiters attended our open training

    Delivered up and down the country

  • Regulated qualifications delivered

    through the Institute of Recruitment Professionals

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