About REC Membership

A reliable source of information, analysis and insight about the world of work

Jobs transform lives, which is why we’re building the best recruitment market in the world. 

Recruitment plays a vital role in shaping and growing the UK labour market, ensuring businesses find the right talent and candidates find the right jobs. Being a REC member means being among the best. The REC represents more than 3,500 recruitment businesses and more than 10,500 individuals through its Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP). 

Only REC membership gives you the tools needed to grow a compliant and efficient recruitment business. We offer members comprehensive legal guidance, commercial risk insurance, world-class training and qualifications, cutting-edge research, events and more. The REC is also your voice to government and the media. We support good recruitment and professional standards, and ensure member compliance for a stronger, more reliable industry.


Click here to download the REC 2019 handbook.

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