REC Partners

The Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) works with a number of organisations, including government and charities, to deliver common goals and engage with the wider community. We also work with a number of business partners who support our members in the day-to-day running of their businesses.

World Employment Confederation 

The REC is members of the World Employment Confederation, who represent labour market enablers across 50 countries and eight of the largest international recruitment businesses. The REC is the only UK based national federation to be members of the World Employment Confederation. For more information about the World Employment Confederation visit their website.

Our co-promotional agreement with the Recruitment Society

The REC is working with the Recruitment Society to deliver a each membership a co-promotional agreement. 

Our strategic alliance with Elite Leaders

The REC has established a strategic alliance with Elite Leaders to bring a world beating full service offering to the recruitment industry. From top-flight leadership, through to management, talent nurture, personal coaching, essential skills, performance training, sales, back office, legal and compliance. With a world class qualifications and apprenticeship programme, the very best in recruitment business health checksand diagnostic and risk audits. This exciting proposition caters for every recruitment business requirements from start-up through to the largest multinational organisation. 

Find out more about the Elite services available to REC members within the Business Resources section

Our partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions

The private recruitment industry and Jobcentre Plus both share the common goal of getting people into work. In November 2012 the REC, as the professional body for the recruitment industry, and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) signed a partnership agreement to work together on getting people into work.

Find out more about the partnership agreement and how you can get involved.

Our chosen charity partner

The REC has teamed up with UK charity KidsOut, bringing fun and happiness into the lives of disadvantaged children and young people, as our current partner charity.   

KidsOut provides practical help and support all over the UK, bringing fun and happiness into the lives of children who otherwise wouldn’t have much to be happy about. The charity’s mission is based on the belief that every child has a right to fun and happiness in their lives, whatever the circumstances they find themselves in.

The REC has pledged to raise £40,000 for KidsOut to carry out its work and hopes to engage the rest of the recruitment industry at the same time. Supporting a charity that helps disadvantaged children to broaden their horizons is an investment in the future of our workforce and our next generation. 

Find out more about our partner charity KidsOut and how you can get involved.

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