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Capital Group

About us Capital Group Capital have been supplying the best permanent and temporary staff to the Construction, Building Services, Engineering, I.T and Telecoms industries across the UK for over 40 years. That means our Management and consultants are used to satisfying challenging client requirements, maintaining dynamic customer relationships and committing to provide unrivalled quality of service. From blue chip multinationals to growing contractor businesses, our customers all benefit from the knowledge and experience that has helped us supply experienced skilled staff with skills ranging from survey work right through to design and development, Project management, installation and maintenance. Whether you’re looking for quality staff, or thinking about your next move, contact us today and we will help you to build your future, because we never forget that our success is based on our ability to fully understand our clients’ needs and tailor recruitment solutions that add value to their business.

QUALITY ASSURED As part of our Quality Assurance accreditation we operate a strict candidate vetting procedure as it is now a legislative necessity and essential element in best practise recruitment when supplying temporary and permanent staff for our clients. As members of National Associations, REC (Recruitment and Employment confederation), EEF (Engineering Employers Federation), Link-up approved and ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 accredited, we are committed to Approved Standards in Recruitment practices and Engineering excellence. Regular appraisals of our services for our Clients and Candidates allow us to evaluate our performance on an ongoing basis, guaranteeing our clients the service they demand.

Mission St atement

To establish lasting relationships with our customer by exceeding their expectations and gaining their trust through exceptional performance when providing tailored recruitment solutions


Head Office Worple House, 22-24 Worple Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4DD Phone: 0208 605 2800 Fax: 0208 946 3899

Email: Website: WHAT WE OFFER • The opportunity to discuss your recruitment needs with a trained Consultant on a one to one basis • Agree a recruitment plan using Search and Select Techniques from your initial vacancy requirement through to the final offer stage and beyond. • Our Services include Search and Selection, Contingency, Generic, Retained and Ad-Hoc.

WHAT WE DO • A convenient time is agreed for an exploratory discussion to help us understand your requirement in more detail. • If a detailed job description and Company Profile is not available, we will need to work through a series of questions designed to produce the information for us to recruit from. • We evaluate your requirements and make recommendations, giving honest feed back e.g. the availably in the marketplace of the skills you require. • We use a variety of modern pro-active recruitment methods that will include some or all of the following: Candidate Database Searches/Networking, Contact Database Searches/Networking, and Advertising using website and internet job boards, Hypertext Linking andProfessional Journals. • All candidates undergo a basic Pre-Qualification for specific vacancies using either a formal telephone or face to face interview process. Interview requests are qualified and we will fully brief the Client and Candidate to maximise the interview’s success. • Interview debriefs are carried out to make sure we represent your interests fully. • If successful, we work through the offer stage acceptance, subsequent resignation and notice period stages. • Finally, we check the candidate has started and both parties are satisfied with our service. 3

M&E Building Services Division The Capital Group building services division has been built on the knowledge and skill of some of the industries most respected recruiters when supplying the best permanent and temporary staff to the building service environment. Our network of strategically placed branches allows us to supply our clients nationally whilst retaining the crucial local knowledge of our available labour pool. Our building services division typifies the Capital Groups commitment to Quality with stringent internal controls that make sure all contractors are fully vetted and reference checked before placement. These systems ensure Capital only place people that meet the highest standards. Capital hold many industry Accreditations and Qualifications and are also proud to be one of the founder members of the HVCA Agency Alliance as well as subscriber to the JIB Information Service. The Plumbing Academy has recently expanded its range of courses to offer a more comprehensive selection of Plumbing, Renewable Energy, Electrical and Gas courses together with ACS assessments required for Gas safe registration. Based in Edenbridge Kent the academy has the capacity to train up to 500 candidates per year as we recognise the need for training existing tradesmen as well as people looking for a career change. For more information about our full range of services please visit: or call 01732 866500. 4

If you find this information interesting and feel you would like to know more about our comprehensive range of Recruitment solutions please contact one of our team on 0208 605 2802 Wimbledon, 01656 640100 Bridgend, 01279 508632 Bishop’s Stortford.

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Disciplines Capital are able to Supply in: Mechanical • Mechanical Supervisors

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Mechanical Forman Plumbers Pipefitters Fitter/ Welders Coded Welders Mechanical Fitters Sprinkler fitters Duct Erectors Fabricators Mechanical Mates

Electrical • Electrical supervisors

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Electrical Foreman JIB electricians Electrical Testers (2391) Panel wirers Cable Joiners Jointers Mates Electrical Mates Labourers


Construction Division The Capital Group are specialists in the supply of construction personnel to some of the countries most prestigious construction companies by providing an unrivalled recruitment ervice for over 40 years from our network of locations across the UK. Our success from within this sector comes from the dedicated industry experienced consultants we have at Capital and their ability to provide a tailored solution for their clients whether it is permanent, temporary or contract. All personnel supplied by Capital will have been fully reference checked and copies of Qualifications and CSCS cards obtained prior to commencement of any assignment. We pride ourselves on always meeting client’s requirements, with our get it right every time attitude whether we are supplying a site labourer or a complete site workforce our construction division will always provide an outstanding level of service as ensuring your project is completed on time to an extremely high standard is or aramount importance to us. Hands On Skills Training is one of the UKs leading Construction and utility training companies providing a wide range of nationally recognized vocational qualifications plus bespoke, client led training courses. For more information about these and other available courses please visit: or call 0208 591 8500. 6

If you find this information of interest and would like to know more about how we tailor our service to suit your business, please contact us on 0207 067 2980 London or 01656 640100 Bridgend.

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Disciplines Capital are able to Supply are: • Carpenters • Bricklayers • Plasterers • Ground workers • Machine Operators • Forklift Drivers • Window fixers • Roofers • Painter/Decorator • Handy Persons • Multi Traders • Storekeepers • Labourers


Engineering Construction Division Capital Engineering Personnel’s; Engineering Construction division based in Bridgend consists of Labour Managers, Recruitment Professionals and ex-industry personnel bringing over 25 years of in depth experience and understanding when providing tailored recruitment solutions for our valued Clients and Candidates. Our recently audited working practices have enabled Capital to become ECIA accredited for compliance giving us the opportunity to promote this prestigious accolade with Clients both old and new. Our main objective is to form long term working relationships with our Clients and Candidates built on trust, honesty and a range of Services that always add value. Capital understand the importance of providing personnel that fully understand the environment they are to work in and ensure all personnel are furnished with as much information about the project prior to any engagement, this includes a full health and Safety briefing and being made aware of all facilities on the project.


If you find this information interesting and feel you would like to know more about our range of services please contact the Engineering team on 01656 640100.

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Our national database of key personnel that have worked with us on many projects all have a proven track record for Quality workmanship, this enables us to call Qualified and experienced tradesman, Supervisors and Management whenever and wherever our clients have a demand for proven personnel. Capital has a committed training arm “Capital Training Group� and are able to provide in addition to our range of recruitment Services bespoke training for our Clients and Candidates in a host of courses to suit the requirements of the sectors we serve, we also manage and administer a host of Apprenticeships programmes plus receive Government Funding from the Skills Funding Agency. Capital are dedicated to funding, Managing and improving the prospects of personnel in Engineering Construction, Power Generation, Renewable Energy, Oil and Gas and New Build.


Rail Division Capital’s Rail division specialises in tailored recruitment solutions to suit the ever changing business needs of our clients and candidates.

The division has been able to satisfy the growing demands from our customers in the highly regulated Rail sector for labour suppliers with a detailed understanding of the industry when supplying from; Design Engineering, Project Management and Planning to Enabling Teams, Civil, PWAY, Building Services and Construction trades across the London Underground and Network Rail Controlled Infrastructure. Many of our safety critical skilled Operatives hold dual industry trained qualifications with a valid CSCS; this can prove a valuable cost saving for our client’s project delivery. Our dedicated rail team continually strive to achieve excellent working relationships with our clients and candidates through effective partnering and communication. Capital Rail recognises that is our duty to transform recruitment from a resource intensive cost to a Value enhancing business asset. 10

If you find this information interesting and feel you would like to know more about our range of services please contact the Rail team on 0208 605 2802 Wimbledon, 01279 508632 Bishop’s Stortford, 0207 067 2980 London

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Capital Engineering Personnel is affiliated to: • RICA (‘'Railway Industry Contractors Association'') • Link-up Accreditation • JIB • CSCS • HVCA • REC • One of the first agencies to have achieved ISO 9001:2008.

Industry/Project Experience: From our 3 strategically based offices we are able to support our clients nationally by supplying a variety of skilled personnel on various projects including; Platform Extensions, Station Refurbishment, PWAY Renewals and Maintenance, Telecommunications, PA/CCTV, Mechanical & Electrical, Heating & Ventilation, CRMS. Capital implements a 'Zero Tolerance' as a minimum standard. All staff are compliant and NCCA sponsored. 11

IT Division Capital IT Recruitment is The Capital Groups IT and Telecommunications specialist division. Staffed by highly experienced recruiters with over 50 years of IT recruitment experience, it forms a key part of the Capital Group of companies and specialises in the provision of contract services to both public and private sector companies throughout the UK and Worldwide. Capital IT Recruitment also offers an extensive range of permanent IT recruitment solutions providing tailored services to clients and candidates alike. These include: executive search & selection; contingency recruitment; managed campaign advertising; retained assignments; and managed agency solutions. Capital IT Recruitments reputation is founded upon both in-depth knowledge of the IT & Telecoms industries and an innovative approach to resourcing your requirements. All staff have an IT/Telecoms background and therefore understand the business and technical needs of our clients and candidates.


If you find this information interesting and would like to discuss our range of services with Consultants who fully understand your business needs, please contact us on 01782 366130

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Capital IT Recruitment specialise in, but are not limited to, provision of resources in all of the following focus areas: • Programme Management • Project Management • Service Management • Technical Architecture • Business Analysis • Applications Development • Database Administration • System Testing • Release Management • Software Development • Systems Analysis • Operations • 1st/2nd/3rd Line Support • Training • Project Co-Ordination • Project Planning ... and many more. 13

Accommodation Management Services We at Capital Group have a team with the right combination of skills and expertise to make your travelling teams re-location stress free, by offering a flexible cost effective accommodation solution in the United Kingdom tailored to your company requirements and budget.

This is achieved by: • Good nationwide knowledge and contacts • Contacting local Estate Agents, Hotels or Hostels • Viewing houses on behalf of your personnel • Sourcing fully furnished accommodation, suitably located. i.e. within easy travelling distance to site and that there are local shops, restaurants and any other amenities close by • Completing on your behalf all administration and company referencing • Arranging and paying all rent, deposit and administration fees • Managing all utilities and council tax throughout the tenancy


If you find this information interesting and feel you are paying too much to house your project teams please contact the Accommodation Management team on 0208 605 2800

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The benefits of this service are: • Your company has one billing point (for all rent and utilities) • Only one monthly invoice to pay per property • Saves down time on site • Men arrive to a home from home environment • Men settle quicker on site • The company and personnel have only one contact point for any problems they may experience i.e. any maintenance issues • We can arrange that the accommodation is attended when access is required to again avoid any down time on site • Guidance calculating the deductions from personnel • For shorter length projects or for business trips we can arrange discounted Hotel room rates saving your company money. 15

Capital Training (Apprentice Training Agency) Capital Training Group offers a unique and successful model for the management and delivery of apprenticeships throughout the UK. Our team has years of experience in the management and delivery of funded training programmes which provide a high quality service to employers. We operate on national government Contracts, so we are able to source and fund the provision for you. Once provision is sourced we will manage the entire training process for the client from customisation and implementation of the framework, to recruitment of learners and management of funding to pay for apprenticeship training. Our unique service also includes a managed employment service to the Client for each apprentice. This means the Client does not have to employ the apprentices directly and Capital deals with all employment related issues. Apprenticeships can help build businesses by offering a route to harness fresh new talent. UK businesses consider skills shortages and recruitment difficulties a bigger threat to performance than soaring oil prices and declining consumer spending more than a quarter of these businesses rate this form of Vocational training higher than any other qualification. Apprenticeships ensure your workforce has the practical skills and qualifications your organisation needs now and in the future. The combination of on and off job learning ensures they learn the skills that work best for you business. Over 130,000 workplaces offer apprentice place because they understand the benefits that apprentices bring to their business-increase productivity, improved competiveness and a committed and competent workforce. 16

If you feel our Apprentices could add value and help your business grow or would like some additional information, please contact the training team on 0208 605 2800

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Technical Certificates Practical Training Element, done on a release programme with learners going to college or training provider’s site – one day a week, or on one week blocks

National Vocational Qualifications On the job training – an assessor will visit the apprentice at work on a regular basis to assess and accredit tasks that they carry out from day to day

Every apprentice started, will undertake an initial induction programme to prepare them for coming on Site to work with your qualified staff. The induction is tailored to best suit your business and also includes a briefing on awareness of health and safety and equal opportunities. On completion of the induction the apprentice will begin work on their framework. Every Apprenticeship framework consists of 3 elements. At present the majority of our apprenticeships programs are planned to last 12 months from the start date. In some cases, where the programme of study is more intense or the employer requires more specific training to be undertaken, the program may take 18 months to complete. We will work closely with our client when it comes to deciding programme duration, and aims to provide flexibility on duration by altering the level of the day release, or delivery model.

Key skills Maths and English Learners will be required to complete Maths and English qualifications if they do not have GCSE’s at grades A – C achieved within the last years.

Our clients are not obliged to continue employment of an apprentice when they complete their qualifications. Capitals apprentice support consultants will engage with learners to secure alternative employment based on the skills they have gained whilst undertaking their apprenticeship. 17

M&E BUILDING SERVICES - RAIL - IT - ACCOMMODATION - TRAINING Capital Engineering Personnel Limited Worple House, Worple Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 4DD Tel: 0208 605 2800 Fax: 0208 946 3899 Email:

M&E BUILDING SERVICES - ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION - CONSTRUCTION Capital Engineering Personnel Limited 49 Main Avenue, Brackla Industrial Estate, Bridgend CF31 2AZ Tel: 01656 640100 Fax: 01656 640101 Email:

M&E BUILDING SERVICES - RAIL Capital Engineering Personnel Limited Office 1, 2nd Floor, Millars Three, Southmill Road, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 3DH Tel: 01279 508632 Fax: 01279 758903 Email:

CONSTRUCTION - RAIL Capital Site Personnel Services Limited Cobham House, 9 Warwick Court, London WC1R 5DJ Tel: 0207 067 2980 Fax: 0207 067 2991

IT Capital IT Suite G09, North Staffs Business Park, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ST6 4BF Tel: 01722 366130 Email:

Capital Group Head Office Worple House, 22-24 Worple Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DD Phone: 0208 605 2800 Fax: 0208 946 3899 E-Mail: Web:

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