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Recrutiment & Employment Confederation

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Every year, our members help over 1 million people find a new permanent job, and on any given day there are 1.2 million people who are working via a recruitment business on a contract or temporary assignment.

If you want to find a recruitment business that understands their obligations to you as a jobseeker, you should look for an REC member. Every one of our members must adhere to our standards and take a compliance test to join and stay in membership.


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Become a recruiter

Launch your recruiter career and be a part of a fast-paced, exciting industry. We provide advice, training and qualifications to get you get started.


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Make a complaint

Making a complaint to any organisation is difficult – and while we encourage you to raise the issue with the REC member first, we're always here should the issue need to go further.


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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 into what good looks like in the UK recruitment industry.