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December 2015


By |December 16th, 2015|


We are delighted to be able to announce that we have been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard, joining the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK who believes in realising the potential of their people.

Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth […]

September 2015

Geoban Graduations

By |September 7th, 2015|

Following the completion of another successful development programme for our client partner Geoban (part of the Santander Group), we are looking forward to a busy Autumn of graduation ceremonies for our learners – these will be held across the country and see over 600 learners graduate from programmes including Customer Excellence, Management, Learning & Development […]

August 2015

Great Annual Savings and Talent Training in Partnership

By |August 28th, 2015|

Talent Training is very proud to announce the creation of a strategic partnership with County Durham based Great Annual Savings. GAS has already increased its head count by 30 staff and will continue its amazing growth plan for the remainder of 2015 to achieve its target headcount of 90 by the end of the year. […]


By |August 21st, 2015|

A North East cost management firm has launched a new apprenticeships scheme to create jobs for local people and develop the next generation of young talent.

Great Annual Savings Group (GAS) recently completed the first phase of a recruitment drive that will eventually see the firm swell its workforce to 150. As part of that drive, […]

July 2015

Going for Gold – Investors in People

By |July 15th, 2015|

We are immensely proud to share with you that we have commenced our Investors in People journey in the form of a diagnostic assessment. The purpose of the diagnostic was to identify how we measured up against the total of 196 standards. In order to achieve the basic standard, you are required to meet a […]

Princes Trust – David Harper becomes a Patron

By |July 15th, 2015|

David Harper, Chairman of Harperco Limited is proud to announce his new role of Patron with the charity Princes Trust.

Youth charity The Prince’s Trust helps disadvantaged young people to get their lives on track. It supports 13 to 30 years old who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion. Many of […]

March 2015

A Day at HarperCo

By |March 27th, 2015|

Many people have met the personality which is David Harper, but what is it like working for him? The North East Times sent its reporter, John Ashton, to find out.


Talent and Stobart invited to Educate the Logistics Sector

By |March 17th, 2015|

SHD Logistics Conference: Delivering Supply Chain Operational Excellence

Our Chairman David Harper is honoured to be invited as a guest speaker to the Annual SHD Logistics Conference in London on Thursday 19th March 2015. The conference offers attendees the opportunity to:

Debate key issues with industry colleagues on challenging operational disruptors.
Discover best practice and real-time examples, looking […]

February 2015

Article in the March 2015 edition of ‘Truck & Driver’ magazine – Is the glass half full?

By |February 9th, 2015|

I’ve discussed the use of apprenticeships within our sector in several of my recent columns and expressed my concerns about the struggle to attract talent because of the poor perception and understanding of the sector, particularly among the under 25s.
I have also questioned whether apprenticeships might be part of the solution to this increasingly concerning […]

October 2014

Funding for Employers – Talent Training in Partnership with Newcastle College Group

By |October 14th, 2014|

In partnership with the Newcastle College Group (NCG), Talent Training are about to start delivery on the Skills Support for the Workforce (SSW) Project. Delivery will include qualifications in Customer Service, Management, Team Leading and Warehouse & Logistics.
Learners must be
·         19+ and Employed
·        Non HE Graduates
Employers must
·         Employ less than 250 employees
·         Based in the North […]