Forceselect Presentation Sept 2012

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The Company ForceSelect is a specialist recruitment consultancy for service leavers and working veterans Established by Hugh Andre and Andy McNab in November 2009 It is a privately owned business that receives no government funding Phoenix Resourcing Services PRS acquires 50% of the share capital in August 2012 The ForceSelect business model has three key components: Recruitment Mentoring Charity About the Company About the Company Management team includes General Sir Mike Jackson and Andy McNab The MoD recognises the support and services being provided by ForceSelect, who work tirelessly to identify career opportunities for Service Leavers and Veterans Member of Recruitment & Employment Confederation Winner of Best Newcomer Agency at the Recruiter Awards 2011 Phoenix Resourcing Services PRS PRS acquired 50% of ForceSelect share-capital in August 2012 The investment and infrastructure provided by PRS presents ForceSelect with a national network of offices in London, Southampton, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow PRS was established in 1999 and has since established itself as a specialist recruitment consultancy predominantly serving the Facility Management, Building Services Maintenance, Social Housing, Business Support Services and Administration sectors The opportunities for both organisations to support service leavers are significant Coverage Since launching in 2010, ForceSelect has been the subject of substantial national press, radio and TV coverage including: TV Sky News, Jeff Randall Live BBC News, The One Show, Inside Out BBC Sunday Breakfast Radio BBC Radio 1, Radio 5 Live Talksport Press The Sun The Daily Express The Times & Sunday Times The Daily Mail In addition, ForceSelect regularly features in articles in a variety of military, recruitment and business titles Media Coverage Recruitment 19,200 servicemen and women left the forces in the year to 31 December 2011 - an increase of 5.8% compared with the 12 months to 31 March 2011 27,500 leavers per annum until 2015 Post Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) Armed Forces reduction from 2011: The Army - 102,210 82,000 The RAF 41,340 31,500 The Navy - 35,700 29,000 20,000 service personnel being withdrawn from Germany in 2015 Redundancies from all three services will continue to 2020 The loss to the Armed Forces will be a gain to UK Business Defence Analytical Services and Advice (DASA) UK Armed Forces Monthly Manning Report January 2012 Service Leavers Our Candidates Our database has over 6000 candidates from all three services who are actively seeking second careers A further 82,500 will leave the Armed Forces between 2012 - 2016 ForceSelect has placed in excess of 300 candidates into a diverse array of roles across the UK The skills and experience that these service personnel can offer makes them exemplary employees: Efficient Reliable Enthusiastic Disciplined Self-motivated Loyal Figures as at 1st June 2012 Sector Coverage Service Leavers possess an extremely diverse range of skills that can be utilised across many industry sectors ForceSelect has recruited into a broad range of industry sectors including: Retail FMCG Engineering Transport Logistics Oil & Gas Security & Defence Financial Services Management Consultancy Functional Roles & Job Titles Analyst, CBD Policy Bank of England Field Maintenance Engineer Blue Machinery (Fuchs) Forklift Driver/Instructor LOCOG Project Manager Catlin Group Group Operations Manager Catlin Group Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk Ernst & Young Supplier Quality Engineer First Group System Engineer First Group Below is an example of some of the assignments that ForceSelect has completed in the past twelve months: Regional Engineering Effectiveness Champion First Group HGV Class 2 Driver Interoute Transport Field Service Technician Konica Minolta Marketing Director R Red Lion Foods General manager The Wren Press X-Ray Operator UCH Logistics Package Car Driver UPS Clients Testimonials We're proud to continue our commitment to the forces through our partnership with ForceSelect. I would encourage more companies to work with ForceSelect. Not only will they be supporting the armed forces, they will also gain access to a wealth of fantastic talent that will stand their business in good stead for many years to come." Kevin Davies, Human Resources, Sainsbury's "ForceSelect have worked with us effectively by taking the time to find out about the UPS business and the values we hold. As a result the calibre of candidate recruited by ForceSelect into the business has been superb." Roger Mays, District Human Resources Director, UPS "We needed reliable, competent and enthusiastic security staff and thats exactly what ForceSelect provided. I always know that my requirements will be met on time and on brief. Tony Hood, CEO, Altor Security Training ForceSelect recognised that re-training can and should be undertaken prior to leaving the Armed Forces to ease the transition period for service leavers We arrange regular seminars before and during resettlement which provide opportunities for clients and candidates to network and explore opportunities Optimal use of the MoDs Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme (ELCs) and Resettlement Grants ForceSelect has a joint venture with Employment Skills Group (esg.) to offer targeted training Fulfilling Opportunity ForceSelect aims to source and fill the best and most appropriate career opportunities within UK businesses The breadth of employment opportunities at all levels ensures that service leavers do not suffer as a result of the misconception that security roles are the only option when they leave the forces With a fundamental ethos of finding second careers, rather than jobs for service leavers, ForceSelect helps to ensure that their broad range of transferable skills is not wasted in civilian employment Seminars Frequent Military-to-Business briefing days give you an opportunity to meet servicemen and women and understand their roles, training and skills Regular sector focused seminars give you the opportunity to: Meet prospective candidates Evaluate their calibre and suitability for your specific business needs We can organise and manage bespoke Open Days and Assessment Centre's to suit your specific needs. Mentoring Mentoring ForceSelect offers a mentoring service Via a network of 100+ ex-military volunteers across the UK To assist service leavers with the transition to civilian life This service includes support on pastoral issues Housing Financial Management Education Healthcare Family Welfare Happy at home, happy at work Charity ForceSelect Foundation The ForceSelect Foundation is a Fund of Charities providing a source of funding to smaller military charities, associations and relevant projects. ForceSelect contributes a percentage of its profits each year to the Foundation Trustees General Sir Mike Jackson GCB CBE DSO DL (Chairman) Major General Andrew Gregory CB (Military Secretary) The Foundation raised 60k in its first year ForceSelect Foundation Registered Charity No 1136769 Why use us? Were a social business with specialist knowledge and have access into the Armed Forces All ForceSelect Consultants: Understand the range of skills offered by service personnel Know how and where these skills can add value to your business Benefit from the training grants available to service leavers Our Mentoring Programme will support your future employees A percentage of our profits go to the ForceSelect Foundation Why use ForceSelect? Contact Details: T: 0207 553 8740 E: W: