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We know social recruitment works, and how to make it work for you.

We’re here to help you achieve your business goals while creating social value. Across 30+ years delivering training and employability support in the UK, we've learned that business growth means opportunities for all when recruiting in socially responsible ways. Your success and how you achieve it matters to us. 

Our dedicated teams are driven by a social value mission. Between 2018 and 2022, we reached our stated goal of making a positive difference to the lives of 1 million people. We are doubling down on our efforts to enable as many employers as possible to discover the benefits of social recruitment. Every vacancy shared with us has the potential to add social value as the benefits of good employment ripple through communities. 

To make this as simple as possible, core to our offer to employers is the Partner Services division, which features the Employer Relations, Social Recruitment, Wellbeing and LearningPlus teams. 

Working in close collaboration with operational colleagues from every programme we deliver, Partner Services provide employers with a single point of contact for all of their social recruitment, staff training and Wellbeing requirements. 

Every connection we make has the potential to improve the lives of learners and job seekers. In partnership with hundreds of employers and training providers, we prepare people who have struggled to overcome barriers to work. We train them in role specific skills, support them as they transition into the workplace - and, increasingly, find ways to help them sustain employment. 

What’s more, our recruitment services are free. Not only can you create social value, but you can save time and money while doing it. 

We navigate the ever-changing funding landscape, so you don’t have to. Circa £2.7 billion funding has been allocated to the Adult Education budget in England, and employers who want to train employees can draw on that investment on your staff member's behalf with PeoplePlus. If staff aren't eligible for this funding source, we can provide cost-effective online learning solutions with LearningPlus. 

We know every employer is different, just as every candidate is different. The first thing we do is listen, then respond with a solution tailored to each of your recruitment and training needs. 

Join the 1,700 other businesses that use our services today.

We can offer:

  • Socially responsible recruitment.
  • Pre-employment training.
  • Existing workforce upskilling.
  • Work experience placements.
  • Employee wellbeing training through our YouCan programme*
  • Redundancy support.
  • Social Value and Social Impact project support* 
  • Access to our PeoplePlus Social Value Calculator*
  • Over 300 online courses to develop your workforce*

*Some of our services are chargeable. Where charges apply, membership of the Social Recruitment Advocacy Group can enable us to find cost-saving synergies for employers while amplifying social value impact. 

Find out more about what we can offer employers using the options below

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The Restart Scheme

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Social Recruitment Framework

Socially responsible recruitment at scale

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Online training for your workforce

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Funded Training

Upskill your teams with free training

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The YouCan Workplace Wellbeing Collection

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Social Recruitment Advocacy Group

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Meet the Employer Engagement Team

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Skills Bootcamps

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