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Recrutiment & Employment Confederation
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As a Corporate member, you can access comprehensive legal support, member-only events and training, market-leading research, exclusive discounts from our business partners - and much more!

There are a few things that we ask every new member to do straight away, to make sure you are able to access the full range of member benefits.

If you have any queries or want to make any updates to your membership, please don’t hesitate our Customer Engagement team at or 020 7009 2100.

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Set up your REC Corporate membership

Create your REC website account

You’ll need to create a web account to access the REC’s legal support and other member-exclusive content.

  1. When you click on My account, you’ll be asked to log in
  2. When logging in for the first time, use your email address in both the email and password fields. You’ll then be sent an email with a password reset link.  
  3. Follow the instructions in the email to access your account. (Top tip – whitelist all emails from to stop these going into your junk or clutter folders.)

Once you have created an account, you will be able to access:

  • Your company's REC membership number, which you will need to quote to access the REC Legal Helpline.
  • Your subscription details and invoices. 

If you get stuck – here’s a short film to help you log in for the first time.


Set your marketing preferences

Now that you are logged in, you can update your details if you need to. Within the My account section, click on Preferences to update your marketing preferences – to make sure we send you the updates that are most important to you.

Here's a short film which shows a step-by-step demo: 



Set up your colleagues

As the “Primary contact” for your buisness, you are the only person who can manage your company’s membership details.

You will be able to see the people in your business who have access to the REC website and services. What’s more – you can add and delete users as you prefer! You can also choose to give users access to the REC Legal Helpline.

If you want to set up branches, contact our customer engagement team 


Take the REC Compliance Assessment

As a condition of REC membership, please be aware that ${[0]!"your company"} is required to take and pass the REC Compliance Assessment within the next 4 weeks.

Within the next 48 hours, your named compliance contact will receive an email inviting them to take the Compliance Assessment. We ask every Corporate member to complete the assessment every two years –it’s nothing to worry about!

Once you have completed your Compliance Assessment:

  • You will be able to download your REC membership certificate and membership logos, which you can add to your website and marketing collateral
  • Your company will appear in the REC Member Directory.

Why am I not receiving emails from the REC?

If you’ve had issues with receiving emails from us please try the following:

Do you have an account and are your email preferences up to date?

See above for information about how to set up your web account and markeing preferences. 

Have you checked your Junk folder?

Some email providers incorrectly mark emails from ‘’ as spam. Check if our emails (from this address) have been automatically sent to your junk or spam folders, if so, here are some ways to fix this for:, Outlook web app, Mac, iOS or iCloud, Gmail

Have you checked your safe sender list?

Most email providers give you the option to set rules to automatically move emails from a specific sender into a specific folder (including the spam/ junk folder). Here are some ways you can check and amend your rules in:, Outlook web app, iCloud and Gmail

Have you checked all your email folders?

Your email provider may have a ‘sweeping rule’ to move all emails from your inbox to another folder. It may be that you’re receiving emails from us but aren’t checking the folder to which those emails are being sent to once you’ve received them. First, search all your email folders for any emails from ‘’, if you find some many recent, un-opened emails then you might need to change your sweep rules. You can do this for Outlook, Mac and iCloud, Gmail

Explore REC resources

As the voice of recruitment we speak up for recruiters and provide the legal advice, business support and training that the industry needs to drive up standards.

We work with businesses of all sizes, operating in all sectors – so our range of services is very broad!

Here are a few resources that might be of particular interest: