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we understand how ex-forces personnel have an abundance of transferable skills that would prove invaluable to the IT industry

1st August, 2019 - LONDON: Sparta Global, a leading provider of technology and business consulting services, has signed the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Corporate Covenant to introduce digital skills training to the ex-Armed Forces community.

The Armed Forces Corporate Covenant enables businesses and charities to voluntarily pledge and outline publicly how they are willing to commit to the Armed Forces community.

Those who serve in the Armed Forces - whether Regular or Reserve - those who have served in the past, and their families, should face no disadvantage compared to other citizens in the provision of public and commercial services.

By signing, Sparta Global pledges to provide ex-forces personnel with IT training in several business and technical disciplines. The training is then followed by commercial experience with Sparta Global clients for at least two years.

Sparta Global’s CEO David Rai says; “We are honoured to be showing our support and recognising the contributions made by those who serve in the British Armed Forces by signing the Covenant.

Since founding Sparta Global in 2014, we have worked with individuals from a range of education and career backgrounds, and we understand how ex-forces personnel have an abundance of transferable skills that would prove invaluable to the IT industry.”

Sparta Global will also uphold the principles of the Armed Forces Covenant by:

• promoting the fact it is an armed forces-
friendly organisation

• actively seeking to support the employment of
veterans young and old in the technology

• supporting employees who choose to be members
of the Reserve forces by accommodating their
training and deployment where possible

David adds; “Serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families deserve respect, support and fair treatment.

As a forces-friendly employer, we look forward to benefiting from the wide range of unique skills and experiences that reservists and veterans can bring to our organisation, helping to diversify our talent offering and promote understanding and awareness of Armed Forces potential in our industry.”

Military veteran, and Sparta Global Talent Manager, Katy Brookes, continues; “Adapting to civilian life can be challenging for former Armed Forces personnel. The support of businesses and charities is invaluable during this time of transition – where career and training opportunities should be plentiful and not restricted.

I look forward to driving Sparta Global’s military recruitment and seeing our Armed Forces Spartans thrive as part of the UK’s fast-paced and exciting technology industry.”

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About Sparta Global

Sparta Global is a leading provider of technology and business Services for more than a hundred organisations throughout the UK. Founded in 2013 by CEO David Rai and CIO Tim Staton, Sparta Global is headquartered in London, and has training academies across the UK and employs more than 300 staff. In 2019 Sparta Global generated more than £25million in revenue and is set to employ 500 graduates in the next 12 months. Sparta Global provides cross functional teams – with the relevant skills - to power short and long-term projects in a diverse range of industries: government and private sector organisations; finance; insurance; media; retail; legal; travel; property and technology. The firm’s clients include private sector firms and government clients, including Channel 4, Three Mobile and the Ministry of Justice.

Sparta primarily hires recent graduates, who are given free training in areas such as Software Development, DevOps, Testing, Data Analysis, Business analysis and Project Management. After training graduates transition to highly trained technologists known as ‘Spartans’ and are assigned to client sites across the UK.

Contact Sparta Global for access to the digital talent you need to transform your business:

Media Contacts
Annabelle Price
XL Communications
+44 7557 569 238

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