6th June 2019

Creating opportunities in Croydon

The bigger picture

Young people aged between 16-24 are always trying to find something to do. Strong Recruitment Group aspire to get even more involved with their local community to create further opportunities the people in Croydon. Strong Recruitment Group are a leading recruitment provider that specialise in placing professional staff in Croydon and throughout the UK.

Due to the shortage of construction skills in the UK organisations are finding it difficult to attract the construction professionals. The London borough of Croydon is no different.

“Construction-related employment provided by construction firms in 2018 grew by 55,831 (compared with 2015), with jobs centred around London, the South East and the North West.” Office for National Statistics.

Croydon development

Croydon is expanding massively and becoming a popular location where people come to enjoy the amenities. With Boxpark being opened in 2016, Croydon had already become a go to destination, with many job opportunities which will benefit the whole community. Strong Group have already provided the site managers and other staff to help with the construction of Boxpark. Moving forward, Westfield being one of the biggest shopping mall providers in Europe, is due to begin development in 2019. Croydon is set to continue to be a well-favoured location for both businesses, residents and visitors. This is because of the great refurbishment of The One Lansdowne and the iconic Nestle building.

Strong Recruitment Group are proud to had sponsor the Sting (ABC) Amateur Boxing Club based on Surrey street, Croydon. Located on the vibrant surrey street market, Strong group resume to supply construction training opportunities to Sting ABC members.

Strong group continues to work with a wide range of 3rd party stake holders to assist with the development. As a company they helped with boxing gym facilities, and to supply job opportunities for local young people. We are currently partnered with Develop Croydon, a company ran by White Label and together effectively connecting the Croydon community together

In Croydon there are many young people with wide ranging talents that are seeking careers advice and direction. Opportunities for young people have dropped massively over the past few years. “Total cuts in youth service spending, 2010-2016 £387m.” Unison Local Government. Strong Group remain passionate and the goal of this programme is to empower young people and Croydon residents in any way shape or form, as Croydon continues through this exciting transition.

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