New joint venture to tackle unemployment in the UK

The Adecco Group UK and Ireland and Corndel join together

The Adecco Group UK and Ireland and Corndel have joined together to form Adecco Working Ventures – a new joint venture 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 – helping the UK to speedily recover from the COVID-19 economic crisis.

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.

Together the joint venture brings 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 getting the UK back to work.

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. I am absolutely delighted that Corndel is joining forces with the Adecco Group UK and Ireland – one of the leading HR solutions firms – to help meet that challenge. We aim to support 100,000 unemployed people a year into great jobs through our partnership.”

Alex Fleming, Country Head, the Adecco Group UK and Ireland said,

“I am passionate about our purpose to make the Future Work for everyone, providing people with access to work opportunities and now so more than ever in light of the impact that COVID-19 has had on the labour market. The Adecco Group UK and Ireland is in a privileged position as we can help those who have found themselves unemployed as result of the pandemic. By working with Corndel, we are partnering with an organisation that is at the cutting edge of providing work-related training and re-skilling. This combined with the Adecco

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