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Prospects wins £20m worth of contracts

11 March 2016

Prospects wins £20m worth of contracts Prospects Group, the education, employment, skills and care services company, has recently won £20m worth of new contracts across the UK ranging from Wales to Northamptonshire and Harrow to Coventry and Warwickshire.

This week Prospects has been announced as the preferred bidder to deliver the Coventry City Council and Warwickshire County Council contract to provide targeted services to support young people aged 16-19, or 25 for those with additional needs, to participate in education or training. Prospects will work with all young people in Coventry and Warwickshire to maximise participation in education, employment and training. The service will improve awareness of local labour market opportunities and raise aspirations.

Prospects has recently won similar contracts from Northamptonshire County Council and Harrow Council.

These contracts add to the wide range of work that Prospects delivers for local authorities across England ensuring young people are inspired to develop their potential. Prospects has an impressive track record through its innovative approach to helping young people.

In addition the Group was selected by the Welsh Government to deliver the Youth Entrepreneurship Service which inspires young people to become part of the next generation of entrepreneurs in Wales and starting their own business.

Nick Bell, Chief Executive of the Prospects Group, said:
"I am delighted to have secured these contracts in Coventry and Warwickshire, Northamptonshire, Harrow and Wales which will see us increasing the number of people we work with every year to improve their life chances and quality of life. We already help more than 500,000 people each year and we are determined to continue to provide quality, innovative and value for money services that will see us helping even more people in the future."

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Notes to Editor

Prospects is the 13th largest employee owned company in the UK, is a Leader in Diversity, as awarded by the National Centre for Diversity and is number 75 in the National Centre for Diversity 2016 Top 100 Index

Media contact:
Jayne Runacres
Senior Communications Manager
020 8315 1023

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