Legal Guide

Welcome to the REC's online Legal Guide. The Legal Guide is a key benefit for REC members, dealing with over 50 topics on employment and commercial law. 

For ease, we have categorised these topics as follows: 

  1. Introducing candidates for permanent/direct engagement by clients
  2. Supplying temporary workers (not limited company contractors)
  3. Supplying limited company contractors
  4. Managing your own employees

Or browse our A to Z of legal guidance below. 


 Our Good Work hub shows you important 2020 legal changes.


Our IR35 legal guide and IR35 hub shows you important personal tax changes in 2020. 


You can access the entirety of our legal resources via the left hand navigation drop-down. For a step-to-step guide on how to navigate the Legal Guide, click to view the REC Legal Webinars here. 


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Can’t find what you are looking for? 

Please call the Legal Helpline on +44 (0) 20 7009 2199 available from Monday-Thursday 8.30am-5.30pm, Friday 9am-5pm or email us at Please quote your corporate membership number when calling or emailing us.


This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website. 

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