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Staffline Group PLC (STAF)

Staffline Group PLC

Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy
RNS Number : 0921W
Staffline Group PLC
09 December 2019

For immediate release                                                                                                                  9 December 2019




("Staffline" or "the Group")


Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy


Staffline, the Recruitment and Training group, announces that, from January 2020, its PeoplePlus division will manage the Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy (HESA), supporting Heathrow Airport with implementing its ambitious employment and skills strategy and its commitment to deliver 10,000 apprenticeships by 2030. 


The Academy brings together Heathrow Airport, along with its business partners, and providers, local employers, local colleges and community organisations to support a wide range of recruitment and career development activities. It delivers new jobs and aids career progression, supporting the local communities in which it operates and creating a diverse pipeline for employers.


Chris Pullen, Chief Executive Officer of Staffline, commented:


"PeoplePlus has worked closely with Heathrow Airport and members of Team Heathrow in the delivery of apprenticeships since July 2019 and are extremely proud to be part of such a dynamic and committed partnership. Heathrow has set out its vision to create a lasting skills legacy and to create up to 40,000 new careers. PeoplePlus' scale and experience as the UK's leading independent skills and training provider mean that we are extremely well placed to support these significant commitments."



For further information, please contact:


Staffline Group plc


Chris Pullen, Chief Executive Officer

Michael Watts, Group Chief Financial Officer

via Vigo Communications



Liberum NOMAD and Joint Broker


Bidhi Bhoma / Joshua Hughes

020 3100 2222



Berenberg Joint Broker


Chris Bowman / Toby Flaux

020 3207 7800




Vigo Communications Financial PR


Jeremy Garcia / Antonia Pollock / Charlie Neish

020 7390 0230





Market Abuse Regulation

This announcement is released by Staffline Group plc and contains inside information for the purposes of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 ("MAR") and is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of MAR. The person who arranged for the release of this announcement on behalf of Staffline Group plc was Michael Watts, Group Chief Financial Officer.




Note for Editors



About Staffline - Recruitment, Training and Support


Enabling the Future of Work™

Staffline is the UK's market leading Recruitment and Training group. It has two divisions:


Recruitment Division


The UK's leading provider of flexible blue-collar workers, supplying over 60,000 staff per day to c. 1,500 private sector clients, across a wide range of industries including agriculture, drinks, driving, food processing, logistics and manufacturing.  It operates from over 400 locations in UK, Eire and Poland.


Its world leading Customer Experience platform provides optimised customer-based staffing management solutions whilst providing market-leading levels of job satisfaction for workers.


PeoplePlus Division


The leading adult skills and training provider in the UK, delivering apprenticeships, adult education, prison education and skills-based employability programmes across the country.


Education and Training - market leading provider of training courses for private sector Apprenticeships (both Levy and non-Levy) and Government funded Adult Skills programmes.


Employability - top quartile performer, supporting Government programmes providing back-to-work education and support services to the unemployed.


Justice and Community - education and training services for prisoners and ex-offenders, as well as individual support services for carers and people with disabilities, both at home and in the work place.




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