REC (UK) and EUROCIETT (Europe)

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) is the trade body that supports and represents the recruitment industry. Recruitment is a £26.673 billion industry responsible for the 1,377,740 temporary workers out on assignment in any given week and for placing over 787,000 employees in permanent work each year.

Recruitment impacts on every sector of the UK’s and Europe’s economy.

The REC’s membership is made up the most established recruitment agencies and businesses in the industry (corporate members).

The REC has a strict Code of Practice which provides a basis for Ethical Recruitment,Best Practice and Quality SAP Recruitment.

The REC also gives legal advice to members and audits contractual and policy documentation to ensure compliance with current legislation.

The REC is a member of EUROCIETT the European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies.

EUROCIETT membership ensures that the REC can keep its members abreast of developments in Europe.