About Us

Over 25 years experience of providing bespoke 1:1 employee outplacement support programmes across South Wales, the South West & South Coast of England for clients within the private, public and not for profit sectors.


We have a proven track record of delivering tailored outplacement support & career transition programmes for individuals through to large teams.


Typically we support directors & employees who have been affected by a redundancy situation, early retirement or an agreed exit of employment.


We offer a highly personalised and tailored outplacement and career transition service which combines our expertise in understanding the employment market place with a proven track record of supporting individuals with a programme that will:-


  • Develop your self awareness
  • Provide focus and direction
  • Build confidence
  • Understand the job market
  • Develop a career strategy
  • Achieve results


All of our consultants are experienced outplacement specialists, career coaches or established HR professionals. We take the time to understand your personal situation and  to listen about what's important to you.


We will devise a pro-active programme of support that can be delivered either "face to face" at a local venue that is convenient to you,remotely using digital technology, or through a combination of both.

Outplacement & Career Transition Support  - Specialists in Tailored 1:1 Programmes.



Operating across South Wales, the South West and South Coast of England, we provide practical, pro-active and tailored career transition services for individuals at all levels of seniority, from recent entrants through to C suite executives. 


We have a proven track record of supporting organisations of varying sizes from within the private, public and not for profit sectors with outplacement, career transition and redundancy support.  Many of those that we support are often loyal, long serving employees and we have the knowledge to assist with all requirements from a single individual to a larger group.


We work with many leading names across the region, often as an invaluable resource in supporting organisational restructuring, site closure or integration following a merger or aquistion. We also provide tailored support to individuals who are "at risk" as well as those who are contemplating a negoitated exit through a settlement agreement.



A selection of our recent work includes:


Wolverhampton - Following a strategic decision to dispose part of their business; supported a major UK retailier with on site tailored 1:1 support for 30 Head Office based employees.


Cheltenham -  As a result of a business transformation plan, supported a niche software development business with tailored on site support for 20 employees.


Cardiff - Provided tailored 1:1 support for a team of 8 employees whose roles were becoming redundant within a Housing Association.


Bristol, Portsmouth, Newport, Bath - Provided bespoke senior level outplacement & career transition support for C Suite and senior managers who were exitining businesses as a result of "settlement agreements".


Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Gloucester, Bristol, Exeter - Ongoing support programmes for managers, executives and support staff within the private, public and not for profit sectors.

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