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New Directions Chairman Highly Commended at Cardiff Business Awards

On Friday 23rd June 2017, New Directions Chairman Jeff Tune was highly commended at an awards ceremony held in Cardiff. The Cardiff Business Awards recognise outstanding achievement in business and celebrate talent, ambition and innovation from across Wales' capital city. This is the third year the awards have celebrated the best of Cardiff business. The event held at City Hall in the capital celebrated 19 awards in total and was attended by over 400 guests who enjoyed a three course meal and entertainment from former X Factor contestant Lucie Jones. The evening was hosted by television personality […]

Please note that after 25th April 2017 we will no longer be offering CIEH courses

Please note that after 25th April 2017 we will no longer be offering CIEH courses. We are delighted to announce that we will soon be releasing new courses approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual to offer regulated qualifications to our customers.

New Directions Announced as Cardiff Life Finalist for a Second Year

Leading business services organisation New Directions have been announced as ‘finalists’ in the ‘Best Company’ category at the Cardiff Life Awards. This is a second successive year of shortlisting for the organisation who had a 2016 in which they won a flurry of awards and became Wales’ first supply agency to be announced ‘Gold Status – Investors in People’ status. Speaking about the shortlisting, Group Head of Communications and Marketing - Ruth Dalton said ‘I have worked as part of this team now for over five years. I have watched the growth and change within the business. […]

New Directions is Named ‘Best Company to Work For’

A leading Welsh recruitment and training organization was named as a winner at the 2016 Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) Awards. New Directions won as ‘Best Company to Work For (under 250 employees)’ at the 2016 IRP Awards. An IRP Award is the highest accolade an individual or company can receive in the recruitment industry and is unique in raising awareness of the positive role models whose exceptional work, and candidate and client care, sets the bar for all recruitment professionals and businesses to aspire to. The IRP Awards are the only recruitment sector awards hosted […]

Welsh recruiter first to be recognised as gold standard

New Directions, a leading Welsh recruitment and training firm, has been awarded gold accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, joining the top seven per cent of accredited organisations across the UK and becoming the first Welsh recruitment agency to do so. This accolade demonstrates their commitment to high performance through good people management. New Directions has 12 offices across the UK with nine being based across Wales. The group employs in excess of 150 staff and has been in operation since 1994. The company offers a number of services to the education, social care, […]

Personal Safety and Behavioural Management (PSBM) – a video…

New Directions Training has worked within the behavioural management sector for over a decade. From sector specific training for staff about their own unique work environments to mandatory courses that help develop employees within their roles. We have listened closely to what our clients and candidates have asked for, and developed an innovative training programme - Personal Safety and Behavioural Management (PSBM). Take a look at our promotional video for more information about how it could help your work place environment. [youtube] Interested […]

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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 Shortlisted for Regional Awards

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 […]

Personal Safety and Behavioural Programme Launched for the Health Social Care Sector

A leading training provider within the social care sector has launched a new Personal Safety and Behaviour Management programme (PSBM). The team created the bespoke package after identifying a gap in the market for organisations that work within a medium to high risk environment. Alan Verallo, Commercial Training Manager for New Directions said of the course ‘The course can be adapted to individual organisational needs, following a pre-course visit from the trainers. Covering basic theory, the course is made up of 99% avoidance techniques and 1% defence, providing a better understanding […]