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Recrutiment & Employment Confederation

Join the REC as an individual, or sign your whole team up as REC Professionals


£104 per year

Designed for those with no existing recruitment related qualification and with less than 10 years' experience in the industry.


Member (MREC)

£137 per year

Available to any recruiter with a Level 3 or 4 REC qualification, or who has worked in the industry for over 10 years. 

Fellowship (FREC)

£148 per year

Open to anyone with:

  • 15 years' industry experience, or
  • 10 years + L3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice, or
  • 7 years + L4 Diploma in Recruitment Management

Overseas Membership

£164 per year

Available to any recruiter that operates outside of the UK or Channel Islands.

Being a member of the REC means being amongst the best.

Representing a network of 3,000 recruitment businesses and 3,000 individual recruiters gives us a unique insight that can help you grow.

Not ready to join yet? Request a callback from our team for more info.

Why join the REC?

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Reputation within the recruitment industry is everything – which is why we ensure that REC is synonymous with credibility, commitment and dedication.

It's for this reason that we require every member to abide by the REC Professionals' Code of Ethics and Conduct. In return, you'll be able to use designatory letters after your name, recognising you as a professional recruiter.

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Our qualifications and training programmes are designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in recruitment and talent acquisition.

As an REC Professional you'll receive exclusive rates on our training programmes for everyone including beginners, those wanting specialised legal and marketing advice, and management and leadership courses.

  • Qualifications for everyone
  • Courses available in Sales & Marketing, Leadership & Management, Legal & Compliance and Recruitment Essentials
  • Training all year round, online across the UK
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As an REC Professional, you'll be invited to join us at networking events throughout the country and online – covering key legal and policy updates affecting the industry.

You'll also be given the opportunity to enter into the annual REC Awards individual categories for free.

  • Build your network
  • Celebrate success
  • Be recognised as a professional recruiter
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Professional members can benefit from exclusive access to a variety of lifestyle discounts

The package is available to members 24/7, lets you search for deals specific to your local area, and suggests new offers in your region.

We can negotiate these preferential rates because of the economies of scale we can provide - so the benefits will only get better as the REC Professionals network grows.

These benefits are a great way of giving back to your staff, or yourself for that matter!

  • 8% cashback at local supermarkets and high street retailers
  • Discounts on cinema tickets and at a variety of restaurants
  • Reduced price offers on everything from home & car insurance, to your home utilities bills
  • Discounted weekend breaks