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Remploy and Mitie sign partnership agreement to boost disabled recruitment26th of May 2014
Leading UK outsourcing and facilities management company Mitie has signed an agreement with Remploy - provider of disability employment services - that could almost treble the number of disabled and disadvantaged candidates recruited over the next three years.
Mitie plans to recruit 150 Remploy candidates in 2014-15 and expects that number to jump to 400 in 2016-17. To achieve this target it will work closely with Remploy to ring fencing vacancies and provide work experience opportunities.Remploy account managers and Mitie hiring managers will agree front line recruitment processes and Remploy will undertake pre-employment development of candidates to ensure they understand the standards expected.
Beth Carruthers, Remploy's chief executive said: "This is an exciting and significant milestone for our relationship. Mitie is a very important employer for Remploy to be working with and I look forward to seeing the relationship help us in our mission to improve the lives of many people living with disabilities and health conditions."