Reed in Partnership holds a Grade 2 Ofsted rating for our delivery of skills and training services.
The inspection report highlights our commitment to young people, strong leadership, rigorous performance management, highly motivating staff and quality improvement.
Customer Service Excellence
The Government wants services for all that are efficient, effective, excellent, equitable and empowering - with the citizen always and everywhere at the heart of service provision.
The Customer Service Excellence standard has been developed to offer services a practical tool for driving customer-focused change within their organisation.
Disability Confident Leader
The Disability Confident scheme supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to the workplace.
Business Disability Forum
We are a member of the Business Disability Forum. The Forum supports organisations to become fully accessible to disabled people. Their aim is to transform the life chances and experiences of disabled people as customers and employees.
Fair Train accredits organisations with the Work Experience Quality Standard for their work experience schemes. Work experience includes Traineeships, Apprenticeships, Internships and volunteering. Fair Train ensure that each placement is high quality.
Armed Forces Covenant
The Employer Recognition Scheme encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same. We are a Gold Award holder for pledging, demonstrating and advocating support to defence and the armed forces community, and aligning with the values of the Armed Forces Covenant.
We are a Corporate Affiliate Partner with the Institute for Employability Professionals. As an IEP Affiliate we are committed to supporting the development of the sector and setting standards for the profession. We do this by ensuring our employees have access to high-quality learning and development.
The ISO standards provide guidance and tools for companies and organizations who want to ensure that their products and services consistently meet customer’s requirements.
Living Wage Employer
Everyone working at Reed in Partnership, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff, receives at least the real living wage hourly rate set by the Living Wage Foundation.
The matrix Standard is the unique quality framework for the effective delivery of information, advice and guidance on learning and work which ultimately supports individuals in their choice of career and life goals.
The Merlin Standard has been designed to help evolve successful, high performing supply chains, and champion positive behaviours and relationships in the delivery of services. We hold an Excellent rating.
Prompt Payment Code
The Prompt Payment Code (PPC) is a voluntary code of practice for businesses, administered by the Office of the Small Business Commissioner (OSBC). It sets standards for payment practices between organisations of any size and their suppliers.
Signatories undertaken to pay suppliers on time, give clear guidance and support good practice throughout their supply chains.
Race at Work Charter
We are pleased to share we are a signatory of the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter. We know that ethnic minorities still face significant disparities in employment and progression, and that is something we need to change.