The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)’s Hospitality Group is made up of recruitment agencies and businesses from across the UK who place candidates in all parts of the hospitality sector from sous chefs to room porters to baristas. The sector group aims to be a guide for members in this sector, to give a heads up on challenges ahead, and to act as a voice to other stakeholders. 

Members can also access our sector-specific membership certificate.  

Key Campaigns

Sector Guide

REC Hospitality Sector Guide 


Key priorities for 2016
National Living Wage guide for REC members
Government statement on EU nationals in the UK
Brexit – Building our view on a post-EU jobs market
Policy Update – Immigration Act 2016
The Apprenticeship Levy: a new tax on business or essential for talent development? 


Getting On: What progression looks like for low-paid workers today 
Flex Appeal: Why freelancers, contractors and agency workers choose to work in this way

Jobs Transform Lives

Our members empower people through providing opportunities to find jobs that can change their lives. Here are a couple of people whose jobs in the hospitality sector have changed their lives.

If you would like to be involved with this sector group or would like some more information about up and coming events please contact







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