Policy in Practice partners with Adecco Working Ventures in a new strategic alliance to help solve the looming unemployment crisis by leveraging big data

Policy in Practice has formed a strategic alliance with Adecco Working Ventures to better use data to help unemployed people to move from benefits into decent sustained employment.

Together, our joint venture combines Policy in Practice’s policy expertise and experience helping frontline organisations give the best support they can to help people on their way with Adecco Working Ventures’ global expertise in finding people jobs, national scale, a network of local offices, scalable technology, digital job search and a leading employment-focused training offer. Both organisations are committed to helping the UK back to work. 

Deven Ghelani, Director and founder of Policy in Practice said,

“Adecco Working Ventures is already showing their deep commitment to using data driven insights to design and operate services that help people move from benefits into employment. We are delighted to be working with them as they work to become a Tier 1 provider on the new DWP CAEHRS Framework.”

Sandeep Bhandal, Executive Vice President, Sales, Solutions and Strategy at the Adecco Group said,

“Policy in Practice is the leading data company in the employment services space. Their insight is proving invaluable in helping us design tailored local employment solutions across the whole of the UK.”

Sean Williams, Chief Executive at Corndel said,

“I have spent most of my working life helping unemployed people to find work. The scale of the unemployment challenge facing the UK requires new ideas, new partnerships and a new scale of ambition. Together, we aim to support  100,000 unemployed people a year into great jobs through our partnership.”

About Adecco Working Ventures

Adecco Working Ventures is a joint venture between The Adecco Group UK and Ireland and Corndel to tackle unemployment in the UK.

Adecco Working Ventures aims to help 100,000 people a year to move from unemployment into meaningful, lasting jobs and, in doing so, help the UK to speedily recover from the COVID-19 economic crisis.

Corndel is the fastest growing provider of work-related training in the UK and the largest employer of change coaches in the UK. They bring deep management expertise in supporting unemployed people to find decent, lasting jobs.

Adecco provides employment for 700,000 people every day and is the second largest human services firm in the world. Adecco has 5,000 branches and €23.4bn annual revenues.

Adecco Working Ventures will be bidding to secure a place as a Tier 1 Supplier on the Commercial Agreement for the provision of Employment and Health Related Services to the Department for Work and Pensions.

About Policy in Practice

Policy in Practice is the market leading benefit and employment advice solution for the Work and Health Programme, the majority of whom license our Benefit and Budgeting Calculator to deliver their provision. We are partnering with Tier 1 providers on the CAEHRS contract. Our analytics has the potential to provide a huge advantage in identifying and engaging unemployed people in the support offered. Please email hello@policyinpractice.co.uk to learn more.

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