Helping Others Choose Their Futures
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,
Future Path is a small business, with big values. A team of eight 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 end 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 issues   Throughout   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.   When   we   started   Future   Path,   the   world   of   Government   funding   was   very different   to where we’re at   now.   National employability   provision   included   New   Deal,   Flexible   New   Deal   (Phase I),   Pathways to Work and, on the pre-employment skills side,   nobody quite   knew who was responsible   for what. Workforce   development   was   the   responsibility   of   the   LSC,   who   funded   apprenticeships   for   young   people   and Train   to   Gain   for   older   employees.   Since   then,   we   have   seen   a   great   deal   of   changes,   and   not   all   for   the   better. The   divergence   of   employment   and   skills   funding   has   presented   some   real   challenges   that   the   respective sectors   are   only   truly   starting   to   deal   with   now.   We   have   moved   from   a   notion   of   “Integrated   Employment   and Skills”   to   a   world   where   advisory   support   is   delivered   by   Provider   A   and   pre-employment   skills   training   by Provider B.   We want to be a part of the solution, delivering relevant work skills on behalf of learning providers, and quality back-to-work coaching within the employability sector. To this end, we have, over the last two years, developed our training and coaching programmes.   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.
Future Path Plantagenet House 4 Plantagenet Road New Barnet Herts EN5 5JQ T: 0300 302 0077