500 + employees
Sir Alec Reed opened the first REED office in Hounslow, West London on 7th May 1960. In the early 1960s, he pioneered specialist recruitment services, a move which fundamentally changed the UK recruitment market.
Today, REED is the UK’s #1 recruitment business. We have grown organically, rather than by acquisition, and we are committed to ensuring that people are at the heart of everything we do.
Why recruit with REED?
- You work with the UK’s #1 recruitment brand
- You access the UK’s largest candidate database
- You tap into expertise across 20 specialist sectors
- You get the longest guarantees in the market
Our vision and values
Our vision is to deliver the best recruitment experience anywhere, through Human Energy, Market Expertise, Great Technology and Service Excellence.We achieve this vision by living our values every day:
- We are fair, open and honest
- We take ownership
- We work together