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Latest practical guides and advice

Featuring insights from industry leaders, subject matter experts and members who've been there and done it.

In this guide, you'll learn from subject matter experts, gain access to trusted suppliers, and build your understanding of what it takes to sell your business.

  • Initial thinking
  • How to close your business
  • Using a broker to sell your business
  • Guide to management buyout
  • Selling shares to your partner or an investor
  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • HR/personnel

Our guide for exit is available to REC members and non-members: 

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Guide for exit- for REC members

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Ready to sell your business but not sure how to start your Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) journey?

We've teamed up with our partner KPMG to provide you with a step-by-step breakdown of what is involved in the process and what you need to consider as a recruitment business owner.

You'll learn about:

  • Preparing for an M&A transaction
  • Why M&A transactions fail
  • The powerful role of marketing in M&A
  • Completing an M&A transaction

Visit our M&A hub

Access our library of recordings, slides, and summaries from our business growth seminars.

2022 series features:

  • Redefining your strategy for resilience: 8 November 2022
  • Navigating the current shortages: 14 September 2022
  • Is your business strategy fit for purpose? 26 July 2022
  • Mentoring, coaching, and training: 24 February 2022

Watch the webinars

This guide brings together very practical business advice to guide you through these winds of change. 

  • Chapter 1: Cashflow
  • Chapter 2: Strategy and planning
  • Chapter 3: Client Management
  • Chapter 4: Leadership
  • Chapter 5: Culture
  • Chapter 6: Skills for the new era
  • Chapter 7: Your final checklist

Our futureproofing guide is available to REC members and non-members:

Access for REC members 

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Blogs on enhancing your shareholder value, leadership and more!

Employee Assistance Programme

With increasing working hours as well as technological developments to support remote working, it is vital to ensure that there is a productive, healthy environment that is conducive to a healthy lifestyle. As an REC Corporate member, you get access to Employee Assistance Programme. 

How else can we help you through your journey?

Sector specific guidance

Looking for advice on a specific sector? Our sector groups are your go-to resource for sector-specific support and content as you learn from policy makers, fellow members, and other stakeholders. It's also your platform to discuss your issues and find solutions. 

Being a member of the REC means being amongst the best.

Representing a network of more than 3,300 recruitment businesses and 10,500 individual recruiters gives us a unique insight that can help you grow.