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Tes Global’s Supply Agencies: Investment to support excellent customer service

Backing a UK expansion plan.

Sector
  • Support services

Tes Global’s Supply Agencies recruits and supplies teachers and support staff for schools and other learning institutions.

Deal type
  • Carve out

Established in 2008, Tes Global’s Supply Agencies is a group of businesses that recruit and supply teachers and support staff for primary, secondary and special educational needs and disability (SEND) schools and other learning institutions.

The group is the second largest operator in its market with a strong network of offices that cover the Midlands, North and London. It has over 100 consultants across the UK and works with over 2,600 schools each year.

All of its brands are accredited with the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) gold standard in education recruitment, which covers compliance and the REC’s Code of Professional Practice.

The Group secured an investment from LDC in December 2020 to accelerate its organic growth strategy. Tes Global will continue to work closely with the Supply Agencies group.

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We’ve carefully built an organisation that puts education at the heart of our offering and won’t compromise on ethics or the service we provide. LDC really understands the importance of those values to our model and the investment provides a platform to further expand our network to meet the ever-challenging needs of teachers and schools across the country.”
Liam Roberts, CEO
Tes Global’s Supply Agencies

LDC’s partnership with the management team will help them to expand the group’s UK network and broaden its offering with a continued focus on excellent customer service. It will also support potential acquisition opportunities to build scale.