Staffline Group welcomes Richard Thomson to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Nottingham –  Staffline Group PLC (LON: STAF), the recruitment and training group, today confirmed the appointment of Richard Thomson, as Non-executive Director, with effect from 17 September 2019.

Following his appointment, Richard will be a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nominations Committees.

Tracy Lewis, Non-Executive Chairman commented: “We are delighted to welcome Richard to the Board and expect his extensive strategy and advisory experience to materially contribute both to Staffline’s future objectives and its positioning as the UK’s market-leading recruitment and training group.”

About Richard Thomson

Richard has over eighteen years’ experience as an independent director and board-level advisor. He began his career at Rothschild where he spent seven years, followed by five years as Senior Executive Director at Alcentra, a global asset management firm. Richard has two master’s degrees from St Catherine’s College Oxford and holds the Securities Institute Diploma from The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

About Staffline Group PLC

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

Recruitment Division

Staffline is the UK’s leading provider of flexible blue-collar workers, supplying over 60,000 staff per day to c. 1,600 private sector clients, across a wide range of industries including agriculture, drinks, driving, food processing, logistics and manufacturing. It operates from over c460 locations in UK, Republic of Ireland 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

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

Skills and Training – market-leading provider of Apprenticeships (both Levy and non-Levy), learning and development, adult education and health and well-being programmes to the Private and Public sector.

Justice and Community – the largest independent provider of 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 workplace.

Employability – market-leading provider of programmes providing back-to-work education, skills support services to the unemployed and enterprise advice to individuals wanting to start their own business.

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