Heropreneurs is able to provide a number of services and support to those on the mentoring programme through our charity partners. The below organisations have worked closely with us and are well known throughout the military community for their support to those in the Armed Forces
The JobOppO Community is available exclusively to any job seekers who have served in the military, and companies who understand, support and employ veterans and service leavers because of the skills, knowledge and attitude they bring.
With expertise and first-hand experience from both a Military and Commercial perspective JobOppO are proud to offer employability support to their candidates as well as to bring potential employers up to speed regarding the benefits this cohort can bring. All while endeavouring to simplify the transition from the military into civilian employment for both Candidates & Clients.
Companies are able to utilise all the best features and tools of a traditional job board, specifically to support those with a military background.
Some of their key features include:
– 100% of their candidates are verified veterans or service leavers
– We do not work with recruitment agencies
– They prefer to work with employers who have committed to supporting veterans and service leavers because they believe in the value they can add.
– They offer a closed community which does not aggregate jobs or contact details across the web.
– Employers can interact directly with their members via Q&A’s/Podcasts etc.
– 10 % of all JobOppO revenue goes to The OppO Foundation, to help support Veterans in all aspects of their post Military life,
To join the community today, please head over to www.joboppo.co.uk
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Together with SNC-Lavalin, a global fully integrated professional services and project management company, Atkins helps clients plan, design and enable major capital projects, and provides expert consultancy that covers the full project lifecycle. They build strong relationships by understanding the challenges that clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality. Their world-class expertise at scale delivers value and our depth and breadth of capabilities sets them apart from the competition.
At present, they have over 120 Veterans and 50 Reservists working across Atkins. Their ‘Partnering with the Armed Forces’ initiative aims to encourage and provide support to more individuals from the Armed Forces Community wishing to join them. Their commitment to the Armed Forces has been recognised by the Ministry of Defence. Since 2015, they have been the proud holders of the Gold Employer Recognition Award, reflecting Atkins’ support and advocacy of our Armed Forces.
THE VETERANS' FOUNDATION
The Veterans’ Foundation has been created to establish a new and nationwide source of funding to help armed forces charities supplying serving and former members of the British Armed Forces’ and sometimes their dependants who are in need.
In 2019, Heropreneurs received a generous grant of £30,000 from The Veterans’ Foundation, enabling us to expand and increase the essential help that we deliver to military entrepreneurs.
Greenwich Hospital, Her Majesty’s unique Royal Navy Crown charity, has been providing crucial support to serving and retired Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their dependants for over 300 years.
Heropreneurs is currently the recipient of generous annual grants from the Greenwich Hospital Trust, enabling us to expand and increase the essential help that we deliver to military entrepreneurs.
Veteran Owned UK are the UK’s largest online business directory for members of the armed forces, veterans or spouses of either. They have over 900 businesses in their directory and offer exclusive deals and offers for members.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centres around the world.
WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL
For the Change Makers
At the heart of Warwick Business School is developing transformational ideas and the people that shape how we do business. They are a hub of curiosity that is constantly challenging the status quo and championing business as a power for good.
In 2014, they created WBS London at The Shard, providing a home in the Capital for executive-level learning, allowing you to study without needing to step out of employment, while also being able to immediately apply your new learning.
Their part-time portfolio includes the Warwick Executive Diplomas, which combine the latest academic theory with practical application, and the Warwick MBA which will provide the knowledge, skills, and confidence to start your own business, fast track to the C-suite, or transform your career.
BANKS COOPER ASSOCIATES
Banks Cooper Associates are a nationwide provider of accountancy and financial management services. Founded 25 years ago by veteran and Armed Forces advocate Simon Banks Cooper, they are committed to providing financial management advice to those on the mentoring programme.