About REC Membership
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.
The benefits of REC membership
Supporting your business
An essential suite of practical business support and market-relevant insights, designed to enhance business performance.
Growing your people
Recognised awarding and apprenticeship organisation. IRP learning and membership designed to attract and retain your best talent.
Raising your voice
The recruitment industry's voice to government and the media, in times of technological, societal and political change.
Increasing client-focused value
Unmatched compliance, access to professional services, market insight and client-focused support in good recruitment practice.
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