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Further success for our award winning Recruitment BusinessInnovation in Outplacement Breakfast eventsPenna supports Coming Home CampaignOwen Morgan shares three ways of providing quality work experienceJulie Towers looks at the changing recruitment landscapeJoin us at our Penna/PPMA Event 2014HR leads the way in developing talentJulie Towers shares some early insights from Penna's most recent local government researchWhat the HSJ Top Chief Executives have to say about challenges aheadPenna appoints Tristan Moakes as new Head of Digital & SocialSteven Ross advises on how to improve career development within your organisationBev White comments on the 8 traits of a successful modern managerPenna support the Women in the City Future Leaders Award 2014HRXchange Summer Event - Managing Talent 2014Penna Launches 2014 Graduate ProgrammeFind out more about BeMoreLeeds breakfast seminar on the changing candidate journeyPenna nominated at the PPMA Recruitment AwardsReports on Penna's CEO round table discussionThe Institute of Interim Management (IIM) 2014 survey is now live!Breakfast Event: Is your talent in a blind spot?Penna Sponsors HSJ Top Chief ExecutivesPenna Plc launches new suite of Career Development SolutionsSimon Drake elected as new IMA ChairAGR Trade Show - Game On!Penna to discuss efficiency benefits of their media production outsourcing at UK seminarCareer development survey - we'd love to hear your viewsBev White comments on the war for talent with SME'sPenna Wins Best Graduate Campaign at the RAD AwardsJoin us at one of our Spirng 2014 workshops where we'll be discussing the significant changes in the employment arenaTop tips to help stamp out a long hours cultureWhat job prospects will 2014 bring in the public sector?Penna sponsors the award for Senior Management Team at the MJ Achievement Awards 2014Owen Morgan suggests how to maximise your chances of positive career development in 2014.Jonathan Swain wins Executive Search Consultant of the Year at the IRP AwardsThe performance spectrum; rewarding talent and addressing poor performancePenna announces appointment onto the Civil Service Resourcing FrameworkWhat are the experts in multi-channel doing?Read our Q&A with Greg Hayes, the newest addition to our Executive Interim teamPenna Plc partners with Husys to expand international outplacement offer to IndiaHow can SME leaders get the best out of their teams?Tests and assessments. Are we using the right tools for the job?Penna comes third in the IIM’s Interim Service Providers’ Survey for 2013How can you best manage a virtual team?Penna makes The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies for the fifth timePenna retains no. 1 spot in the outplacement marketShould you be a career activist or opportunist?Tips to maintain engagement in tough times

People Change Performance

Penna is a global HR Services Group. Through effective services and unrivalled expertise, we help organisations improve their performance through their people.

Our expertise spans the entire employment lifecycle – from attraction and communications, managed recruitment and assessment, executive search, executive interim and assessment to coaching, learning and development, consulting solutions and outplacement.

So whatever challenge you face, we can find the answer.

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Further success for our award winning Recruitment Business

A number of big wins for our Recruitment Business as we are successful in the Institute of Recruitment Professional Awards and the Firm Recruitment Awards


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Innovation in Outplacement Breakfast events

The way people look for and find employment has changed. These seminars provide HR Professionals with an opportunity to experience what our clients experience. Find out where we will be hosting one near you.


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Penna supports Coming Home Campaign

On 9th October, a team of volunteers from Penna raised more than £470 for Coming Home by collecting donations at London Bridge Tube Station.


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Work Experience Best Practice

Owen Morgan shares in the HR Zone how you can provide quality work experience.


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A very British COO

The MJ reports on the key discussion points from Penna's COO Event in September. You can view the full article here.


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Our Services

Career Development %>

Every company wants engaged, motivated, proactive employees, right? It’s no mystery, higher engagement leads to increased productivity resulting in better performance for your company. It’s a simple equation and one that many companies are seriously starting to focus on. Our approach to career development is all about keeping it simple. Our online tools and programmes help your employees to take charge of their careers, identify their goals, develop their skills and plan and manage their careers with you. The result: an adaptable, self-aware and engaged workforce who know what’s expected of them and how to achieve it.

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Attraction and Communications

We are an expert, award-winning creative agency that specialises in employer reputation management. Anything you need communicating at whatever stage of the employee lifecycle, we can help.

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Managed Recruitment and Assessment

We transform the ways our clients recruit and retain the great people they need to deliver their strategic goals.

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Executive Search

Across both the private and public sectors, we lead the market for Executive Search.

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Executive Interim

We’re one of the leading suppliers of Executive Interim Managers across Europe.

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Understanding the capability of your people can mean the difference between business success and failure.

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Our success is based on understanding. Every member of our professionally accredited coaching team has been a senior leader in an organisation, so their support is backed up with practical experience and genuine know-how.

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Consulting Solutions

The economic climate poses a fundamental question for organisations across all sectors – how do you survive the turbulence and build competitive advantage?

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Learning and Development

The challenge of maintaining competitive advantage, delivering growth plans, restructuring and downsizing has never been greater.

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As the UK’s market leader we’re ideally positioned to give you and your people the best possible service.
If you have been offered outplacement support and would like to get started visit

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Penna in the Public Sector

The public sector is facing unprecedented change. The future’s uncertain. But the one thing we do know is that, whatever happens, we’ll be able to help organisations respond.

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Case Studies


On the face of it, KPMG seemed to be in good shape for the 2011/12 graduate recruitment cycle. But for one of the world’s leading accountancy names, and a business that takes on 800 graduates and 200 interns annually, ‘good’ just wasn’t good enough.

What do you do for the graduate recruiter that has everything?

Successful individuals

Aviva wanted their graduate campaign to reach more people. The campaign revolved around their brand promise – that they treat customers and employees as individuals. At its heart was a website that you could personalise - from pictures and promos, to the actual copy and album covers in a special lastfm widget.

Successful individuals

How we helped a police force achieve a challenging Workforce Modernisation programme

Devon and Cornwall Police underwent a challenging Workforce Modernisation programme to shape the Force to meet the policing needs of today’s communities and become a top-performing Force by 2012. Working in close partnership with the Devon & Cornwall Police, Penna developed a programme of support for individuals affected and timetabled delivery to match the rolling process over a 14 month period.

How we helped a police force achieve a challenging Workforce Modernisation programme

How we helped the leaders at one of the UK’s leading outsourcing

Serco is one of the success stories of the outsourcing industry. A FTSE 100 listed service and outsourcing company, it has been delivering essential public services for more than 40 years. It has more than 70,000 employees delivering services to government and private clients in over 30 countries.

How we helped the leaders at one of the UK’s leading outsourcing companies to drive its growth

New regulatory and professional membership body

Following a successful meeting with the Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer, Penna was instructed to identify an Interim Programme Director to lead the demerger of the organisation creating a new regulatory body and a professional membership body

Identifying an Interim Programme Director to lead a demerger

The Penna Mindset Series

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Penna's Mindset research is a series of studies that seek to understand the personal and leadership challenges faced by senior professionals.

Our latest study is Mindset of the HRD, which focuses on senior HR professionals and investigates the impact of changes, challenges within the profession and how influences have altered over the last 12 months.

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