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Recrutiment & Employment Confederation

Two-day Start-up your own recruitment agency course

Starting up a recruitment agency is an exciting time and the REC are on hand to provide you with all the support you need. Our two-day online Start-up your own recruitment agency course provides you with everything you need to set up a viable recruitment business.

This intensive course is designed to give entrepreneurs a full understanding of running a recruitment business. You’ll learn to prepare realistic business plans, define your terms of business and build finance, sales and marketing platforms.

By taking our Start-up course, your joining fee for REC Corporate Membership is also waived helping you save further on membership. 

We are also delighted to announce that we are applying a 25% discount to all our course fees during this time. 

The package of £1295+VAT includes:

  • Two days comprehensive online training
  • Training notes and course file
  • Understanding the legislation relevant to all recruitment businesses and agencies
  • Vouchers worth £125 for future professional development (to be used within 6 months from the course dates)

See all Start up course dates

Setting up your own recruitment business?

Our two-day Start-up course provides everything you need to know to get your business off the ground, including your legal obligations as a UK recruitment business.

Sebastian Volney

"There was a lot of areas I couldn’t have prepared for by myself such as how to work with temp workers, and the laws required in good recruitment practice. Being a member provided so many essential documents and templates that covered many legal requirements, and I would have struggled to start up without them! "

Sebastian Volney Sebastian Volney
Founder and Director of Jaymes Byron Talent (Start-up attendee and REC Corporate Member)
Dr. Majid 2

"The course compelled me to question my current approach and look for ways to improve my performance. The trainer helped develop my confidence by using hands on activities to bring out the best in everyone. His/her confidence and passion for what she/he was teaching came across well."

Dr. Majid 2 Dr Majid Kiyani
Consultant, Acute General Medicine (Start-up attendee)
Robert Kean

"The REC Start-up course was well delivered by experts in their respective fields. The course was delivered by Zoom and this meant that I was able to attend the training that in other circumstances would not have normally been able to do so. The content of the course was in-depth, up-to date and engaging."

Robert Kean Robert Kean
Managing Director, NR Recruitment Ltd (Start-up attendee)

Already own a start up?

REC Corporate membership will give you everything you need to run a successful agency including: 

  • Specialist legal support
  • REC's compliance status
  • Usage of REC membership logo
  • Market-leading research
  • Specialist business support and more. 

Prefer one-to-one support?

We offer bespoke plans designed to fit your organisation.

Call +44 (0)2070092100 or get in touch to discuss a solution that fits your needs and budget.


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