Working with REED

Our relationship with the REED group gives us a business model which is unique. The long-term partnership and strategic alignment with REED gives us the support, infrastructure and scalability to achieve our business goals whilst allowing us to concentrate on our core business values.

REED Group

Reed Global group of companies, founded in 1960, now operates in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.  Reed has more than 3400 permanent employees working across 441 business units in 160 locations worldwide. The founder Sir Alec Reed has ensured that an ethos of involvement in charitable and social initiatives has been integral to the company’s mission and aims.

REED Business School Working Through Watson Martin PartnershipOur relationship with the REED group stems from James Reed’s personal interest in supporting new business ventures and entrepreneurship, which in turn supports his brand. The contractual agreement we have is based on mutual trust and integrity. The longevity of our relationship is testament to our stability and professional reputation.

Watson Martin

As the founding business partners, Heather Watson and Melanie Martin are passionate about the long term evolution of the profession and have demonstrated their commitment by continually contributing to the development of new standards and new ways of working whilst embracing latest thinking.  Business success has been driven by our ethos to be the benchmark CIPD qualifications provider in the industry. As Partners we are committed to the long-term sustainability of our business and the HR profession

In recent years we have significantly increased our candidate numbers at all levels whilst maintaining the highest levels of quality and success. We have expanded and invested in our team to strengthen our reputation as a leading provider of CIPD qualifications as well as our employer brand. We continue to attract high calibre team members who are well qualified with strong commercial experience and subject matter expertise.

The organisation occupies a distinct position; it has unparalleled depth of HR and L&D knowledge and experience and it brings the academic weight required for professional learning development.