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New Directions Shortlisted as Employer of Choice

On 12th November 2014 New Directions was included in an elite list of recruitment agencies as a shortlisted employer of choice at the Recruiter International Awards.The ceremony, which took place in London was to celebrate the top 250 recruitment agencies throughout the UK. The event was attended by New Directions Senior Management Team, Jeff Tune, John Andrews and Greg Element.Speaking about New Directions inclusion in the top 250 list, Jeff said 'to be shortlisted as one of the top 250 agencies in Britain was overwhelming. We all work hard to ensure that this business continues to grow, […]


Compliance Celebrate ‘Quality’ in London

Having won the award for 'Quality' at the New Direction's 2014 company conference, the Compliance team celebrated their success on a day trip to London.  A fun-filled day was in order; sightseeing, museum visits, lots of shopping and afternoon tea on a double decker bus!As a team well known for their cake-eating skills, this seemed a fitting activity to celebrate winning the award. The trip was also an opportunity to thank Becci Gilmour and Olivia Andrews for all their hard work over the summer as Temporary Compliance Administrators. Becci is returning to University to continue her teacher […]


New Directions Chairman takes the #Icebucketchallenge

New Directions co-founder and Chairman Jeff Tune has this week accepted the ice bucket challenge set to him by daughter Emily Tune. Jeff, who is a long time supporter of charities including the NSPCC performed his challenge yesterday evening. In turn, he nominates Gary Williams (Director of Business Development for New Directions Education) Howard Burge (Regional Manager for New Directions Education) and Greg Element (Group Finance Director). Don't forget your donation guys... httpv://youtu.be/VhFOM-dSzB4


New Directions Launches Employee Benefits Video

New Directions have launched a video detailing what benefits package you can expect should you join the business as an employee. As a direct result of listening to the staff currently within the group of companies, the team have created a competitive package that rivals that of their immediate competitors. As well as being one of the first recruitment and training agencies in the UK to offer an IVF policy, the team have also added a plethora of additional benefits including free fruit in all offices, access to discounts on the high street and much more.Speaking about the launch of the video, […]


New Directions Education Achieves Audited Education Status

New Directions Education Ltd has become one of the first cohorts of recruitment and training providers in the UK to achieve the REC Audited Education status.The award is a replacement for the former Department for Education (DfE) quality mark which was dissolved last year. REC Audited Education ensures safeguarding and that agencies are undertaking all the relevant checks when recruiting teachers. REC Audited Education will enable schools and education providers to be confident that they are using an accredited supplier, who puts standards at the centre of their business.The audit goes […]


New Directions Celebrates Success at Summer Conference

On 18th July 2014 the New Directions group of companies held our annual summer company conference. The event is an opportunity for our teams across the UK to gather and celebrate success. The event was hosted by our Group HR Manager, Victoria Deane who said of the event 'It was an absolute honour to host our conference. To see all of our colleagues from across the UK in one room, with one common purpose is really what being part of such a unified company is about'.The conference had a theme of 'reflection and projection' which all teams were invited to get involved with. Jeff Tune, Chairman […]


Providing a New Direction for 20 Years

April 14th 2014 saw New Directions Ltd celebrate 20 years of working within the recruitment industry.The Company which was originally set up in London in 1994 has seen massive changes during those years including relocating their head office to Cardiff.From humble beginnings the Company has grown to ten offices across England and Wales employing over 100 employees. The past 20 years has also seen the Company branch out into new areas of recruitment including Social Care, Education, Domiciliary Care and Pharmacy.New Directions Ltd was set up by Jeff and Zoe Tune, to help signpost people […]


New Directions helps Mr X Christmas Appeal

Staff at New Directions took part in the annual MR X Appeal, the appeal is a South Wales based charity which was founded over 50 years ago. Participants in the scheme are provided with the name and age and sex of a child who they then purchase a Christmas present for.  Gifts can range from toys to sweets but the charity does not accept cash.50 staff members from New Directions took part in the scheme, with staff from all departments bringing in a wide assortment of gifts for children across South Wales, making sure they had something to open on Christmas day.The Mr X Christmas appeal has […]


New Directions Make Inspiring Companies list

New Directions has been recognised by London Stock Exchange Group in their report of ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.’ The landmark report identifies Small and Medium size enterprises throughout Britain who they describe as the’ Lifeblood of the UK economy’.Growth Intelligence worked with London Stock Exchange Group to compile the report. The report does not just focus on short term revenue and profit growth of each company but rather focuses on companies who have outperformed their peers on a variety of metrics including growth in employee numbers and work space occupied.The […]


Compliance Team in the Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

New Directions Compliance Team attended an afternoon tea on the 25th October in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness. The event at the Park Plaza Hotel formed part of Breast Cancer Awareness month . In 2010, 49,564 women and 397 men in the UK were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. Breast Cancer Awareness is dedicated to providing emotional and practical support for anyone affected by breast cancer. The campaign raises funds for better support and care for those with the disease. They also promote the importance of early detection and help to communicate the importance of breast screening.The […]