Start your own business with us…

Be your own boss, retain 100% equity, keep 90%* of your billings, enjoy exclusivity in your chosen market, and receive over £30,000 of direct and indirect investment from us.

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Founded by Sir Alec Reed in 1960, Reed is the largest family-run recruitment company in the world, and a pioneer of specialist recruitment services, spanning across the UK, Europe and Asia. Led since 1997 by Sir Alec Reed’s son, James, Reed is a leading specialist provider of recruitment solutions worldwide.

After celebrating over 60 years of Reed, we are introducing Reed Franchise Partnerships – an exciting opportunity for you to join the Reed family and become part of an established, international community of recruitment experts.

Make 2022 your year, and build your business upon the foundations of an industry-leading, global recruitment brand, supporting you with the infrastructure, tools and resources you need to accelerate your success.

Our purpose is, improving lives through work. Every five minutes, someone starts a new job through Reed. You will be joining a team that is striving to make a positive impact on people’s lives and will be 100% committed to your future success.

The Reed Franchise Partnerships manual


If you’re an experienced recruiter, but not a business owner, we have the tools to help you. The Reed Franchise Partnerships manual offers bespoke guidance on everything you need to know when setting up a successful recruitment business.


We’ll work with you to create a bespoke programme, helping you on every step of your business journey.

Marketing support

Be at the forefront of digital marketing technology and gain competitive advantage by harnessing the power of our marketing team. The latest digital collateral and resources are always at hand.


Recruitment technology

Your software and hardware needs are all catered for by Reed and maintained by our in-house support teams. From portable devices to custom made Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, we know how to make the technology give you the edge over competition.


Training & development

With Reed there is no need for you to design and deliver training – instead you and your teams can access world class digital, virtual and face to face training covering everything from the basics of recruitment to advanced leadership.


Operational support

Our dedicated team of experienced recruitment, finance, information technology, human resources and legal professionals are at hand to assist you and support your growth, enabling your business flourish and thrive.

Let’s chat about what’s next for you…

Whether you are interested and ready to get things moving, or just have some questions before making any decisions, head to our official site and fill out our contact form (linked below).



We currently have offices and franchises set up across the globe, and are keen to discuss opportunities for all locations.


Supporting you

Joining Reed means having a wealth of support available, thanks to our established business and central support functions based in the UK.


Learning & development

We will be here to guide you through every step of the journey with us, from initial set up to growing your teams for success.

Rob Barklamb

Director of International Franchising
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