Reed Franchise Partnerships - James Reed

Stay in charge

Building your own business can be an exciting time – are you ready to realize your potential? Accelerate your growth with Reed Franchise & Partnership and join our elite recruitment community. 

Each journey starts with a single step...

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’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 2023 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.

Our world-class proposition


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Tailored partnership support options 

Experienced recruiter looking to create own business?

We know that experienced recruiters need support to start their own business and we're here to help you take the next step. We’ll agree a bespoke support package with you to help you launch and grow your business.

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Established recruitment consultancy?

Accelerate your business growth with the backing of an international brand, simplify day-to-day operations and focus more on your customers and those looking for work.Male 04Discover more


The Reed Franchise Partnerships e-Brochure

If you’re an experienced recruiter, a business owner or an entrepreneur looking to open a recruitment business, we have the tools to help you.  Download the Reed Franchise Partnerships e-Brochure to know how we support you in setting up your own business.

Accelerate your growth

*Reed's management fee ranges from 1% to 10% percent, scaling down as your turnover increases.