At Future Path, we aspire to be known as the foremost provider of demand-led services that change people's lives.Through our directly delivered services, we work with unemployed adults to bring about lasting, positive change. We are very selective about what contracts we take on, to ensure that we are enabled to deliver meaningful support to directly address people’s barriers and obstacles.Our consultancy service offers a wide range of expert advice to like-minded organisations. We aspire to support ethical providers to become the best in the business, as well as campaigning to see every frontline adviser trained in Mental Health First Aid.
Future Path is a small business, with big values. A team of fifteen are committed to making lasting changes through the work that they do.The company is led by Kevin Moore, a Fellow of the Institute of Employability Professionals and a former service user himself. Kevin spends his time working across both aspects of the business, and leads on strategic stakeholder engagement.Future Path’s service contracts are overseen by the Head of Operations, Riona Athisegaran. Riona has managed providers directly, as well as being a sector-specific recruitment consultant. She line-manages all operational staff, as well as leading on any recruitment projects that we take on.
We are proud to hold the following quality marks/statuses, that help demonstrate the quality of our work, and the way that we run our organisation.
Future Path came into being on 8th January 2008. Originally intended to become a small employability provider, we soon found a demand for our services in two main areas; interim management and business development. During our first 9 months of trading, we provided operational and strategic management services, including supporting a large provider through an Ofsted inspection. Concurrent to this, we designed, developed and wrote bids for a medium-sized provider, gaining a 100% success rate. The die had been cast, and Future Path was to spend the next 5 years mainly focussing on supporting providers, rather than becoming one itself. In that time, we have supported the employability and skills sectors through a wide variety of functions, including:•Bid writing•Partnership building•Staff recruitment and training•Setting up accredited skills delivery•Troubleshooting performance/compliance issuesThroughout these years, we had always maintained that, at a time that’s right for the business, we would return to “Plan A” and become a provider. That became a reality in 2013 when we were invited by the London borough of Barnet to submit a proposal to deliver a 3-month pilot. The pilot, aimed at supporting unemployed people with poor mental health, grew and became “MaPS” - the cornerstone of all of our delivery.Fast forward to 2017 and we now deliver 5 services across, in total, a quarter of all London boroughs. We are known as being an ethical, demand-led provider that is passionate about integrating our service into other, relevant, agencies. Our Coaches work peripatetically, including in council departments, community venues, IAPT services and jobcentres.We will continue to be a driving force in bringing all relevant organisations together at a local level, and delivering the “whole jigsaw”of support to our clients, to help them change their lives.
All clients accessing our services can rest assured that they are in a safe environment, and that their information is being held securely. All of our staff are BPSS checked, with Enhanced DBS checks conducted before they commence with us.We have a comprehensive data security policy, that means that we only hold what we need, and only for as long as we need it. All staff are issued with secure laptops, and every piece of data has at least two levels of security preventing unauthorised access.