About Us


The Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) is the representative body for individual recruiters and resourcing specialists. We represent over 11,500 individual members who deliver the UK’s recruitment services.

The IRP helps recruiters from private, public and in-house sectors demonstrate their commitment to best practice, world-class recruitment standards and the best possible services to clients and candidates. Becoming a member of the IRP helps you demonstrate commitment, professionalism and added value to your clients and candidates.

Whether you are just starting out, running a fast growing business, looking for a change in direction or just wanting to develop your experience, membership of the IRP will provide you with the very best platform to make recruitment your career of choice.

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