About REC Membership
The REC is all about brilliant recruitment, which drives our economy and delivers opportunity to millions. As the voice of the recruitment industry, we champion high standards, speak up for great recruiters, and help them grow. Recruitment is a powerful tool for companies and candidates to build better futures for themselves and a strong economy for the UK.
The REC represents a network of 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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