The Recruitment & Employment Confederation's (REC's) Sales & Retail group is made up of around 400 recruitment agencies and businesses of all sizes and across the country, who are on the coalface placing candidates to a huge range of roles from high end sales managers and retail executives, through to in-house sales and call centre roles. The sector group aims to provide members with the latest trends in the sector, tailored advice and act as a voice for members in the sector. 

Members can access our sector-specific membership certificate.  

Key Campaigns


The Future of the Retail Sector and Opportunities for Recruiters
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?


REC Sales and Retail Sector Guide 2016
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

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