Nothing but negotiation

 
The Gap Partnership

Merger between Rathbone and NCG announced

A merger between Rathbone and NCG should boost employment prospects in the UK.

18 January 2012

A merger between two of the UK's largest training providers - a process that could have used merger and acquisition advisors - could improve the job prospects for thousands of unemployed people.

Youth charity Rathbone and education, training and employability services provider NCG will enable members of the public to receive work experience when they join together, adding to the qualifications in literacy and numeracy held by participants and giving them an advantage in the job market.

This follows the release of data from the Office for National Statistics that revealed a 0.1 per cent quarterly fall in the country's employment rate, with 70.3 per cent of 16 to 64-year-olds currently in work.

"By joining NCG, Rathbone will be able to extend and improve learning opportunities for some of the country's most disadvantaged young people as part of our shared vision," Rathbone interim managing director Alison Tumilty said.

Alanah Kerr, a teenager from Salford, similarly approved the merger, advising members of the public to take advantage of the opportunities it will provide.

Posted by Edel Quinn

Source: Rathbone press release, January 18th

Gap News

March 2014

The Negotiation Roadshow 2014

Generating value through creative negotiation

Read more


July 2013

Trading Global: Negotiating in the Far East

The Gap Partnership are hosting a complimentary Lunch & Learn seminar in association with UK Trade & Investment

Read more


April 2013

GroceryAid Negotiation Event Raises £26,550

The Gap Partnership, in conjunction with Asda, SC Johnson and Waitrose, host one-day negotiation workshop

Read more


February 2013

Trading Global - Negotiating in the Far East

What is the impact of cultural differences on your negotiations?

Read more


December 2012

The Gap Partnership Release New Negotiation Video

The Nothing but Negotiation video series continues with collaborative negotiation

Read more