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Welsh Women in National Awards Final

Leading Welsh recruitment and training firm New Directions has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Women in Compliance Awards’ set to take place in London in March 2016.The awards celebrate the achievements of female compliance professionals and the success of the compliance industry through diversity, recognising and rewarding the outstanding contribution that women make every day in the world of business.The New Directions Compliance team (pictured) work to ensure that all of the supply staff that work for the organisation are safe to work in the communities the teams service. Leah […]


New Directions in Regional Awards Shortlist

2015 has been an exceptional year for the New Directions group of companies. Our teams across the UK have been shortlisted for, and won a number of awards that acknowledge the hard work of all our staff. The awards and nominations have included:Winner of ‘Supplier of the Year’ award at Welsh Procurement Awards Shortlisted with ‘Community Engagement’ award at Welsh Procurement Awards Shortlisted for ‘Manager of the Year’ at IIP awards Winner of ‘Innovation and Excellence’ Award at the Corporate Live Wire Awards 2015 Winner of ‘Best Recruitment and Training Provider’ by […]


Recruiter Listed in Top 500 Report

New Directions have been named in a report as a top 500 recruitment organisation in the UK.The business who specialise in education, care and pharmaceutical recruitment, were listed number 240 in the list. The guide highlights the largest recruitment agencies throughout the UK based on turnover. It features recruitment companies with a UK turnover in excess of £5,000,000.Jeff Tune, Chairman of the group of companies comments ‘this year has really been spectacular for our business in terms of acknowledgements from the communities we work within. From being named ‘Supplier of the Year’ […]


Recruitment Group Launches Robust Criminal Records Checking Service

Leading recruitment and training provider, New Directions, has introduced a new corporate brand and logo - onlinedbs.co.uk; created specifically for their tailored disclosure service that has provided organisations with criminal record checks for over 10 years.The rebrand reflects the growth of the group and the growing changes in legislation across the UK. The business has created a bespoke online system which has been developed in-house is managed by their internal product development team.The team say that the new system delivers a complete start-to-finish process for applications which […]


Welsh Business Adds to Growing Collection of Awards

Leading recruitment and training specialists, New Directions have been awarded ‘Best Recruitment and Training Services Provider’ by the Corporate Vision Recruitment Awards 2015.The awards, ran by Corporate Vision recognise those organisations that add extra value to the business community. Corporate Vision is a monthly magazine created by highly experienced and passionate team of business experts and has a circulation to over 170,000 top tier professionals around the globe.Ruth Dalton, Head of Communications for New Directions comments, “We are proud that our organisation is recognised […]


100% Pass Rate Results in 100% Promotions for Recruitment Firm

A leading recruitment and training agency with offices across England and Wales has had a 100% pass rate for delegates attending an ILM Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management, leading to promotions for all students who completed the course.New Directions is a group of companies that offer recruitment and training services to a number of key sectors including education, social and domiciliary care and pharmacy. The organisation boasted an £18m turnover in 2014, and Group HR Manager Victoria Deane attributes some of that success to the learning and development of staff within the business.Victoria […]


Welsh Business in Awards Flurry

Recruitment and training specialists, New Directions Holdings have been announced as winners of the Innovation and Excellence Award for Recruitment and Training in the Corporate LiveWire Awards 2015.These awards celebrate and reward innovation and excellence in businesses across the UK. All the winners were subject to a rigorous assessment criteria. It ensured that only the most deserving firms and individuals walked away with one of their prestigious accolades. This year’s winners include prestigious companies such as Google, Deloitte and PwC.Jeff Tune, CEO for New Directions comments, […]


New Directions Manager Shortlisted for Investors in People (IIP) Award

Kelly Storer, Regional Sales Manager for Cardiff-based business New Directions has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted in the Manager of the Year category in the second annual Investors in People Awards.The Awards, which received over 400 entries internationally, celebrates the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. Winners are announced at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner at Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, the Tower of London, on 24th June 2015. Finalists represent the best of […]


Melissa Brake, Administrator completes apprenticeship programme

As National Apprenticeship Week comes to an end, our final interview of the week comes from another employee who has completed their apprenticeship programme with New Directions.Melissa Brake, 20, works as an administrator for our Care and Support team in the Bryn Mawr office. She has worked at New Directions for 2 1/2 years and recently completed her apprenticeship in Business and Administration, Level 2. How has the apprenticeship programme helped you progress your career? I came to New Directions straight out of school with no experience in a working environment. Being on an apprenticeship […]


Melissa completes apprenticeship in Business Administration

Melissa Hale

Melissa Hale, 20, has worked for New Directions as an HR Administrator since September 2012. Since joining the company she has completed an apprenticeship in Business Administration, Level 2 and talks to us about how completing an apprenticeship has helped progress her career in Human Resources.Melissa, how has the apprenticeship programme helped you progress your career? Completing my Business Administration apprenticeship has given me more confidence which has allowed me to take on additional responsibility beyond my job role.How do you feel the apprenticeship benefitted you compared […]