About us

Our Company Time Line

2016

May 2015

CEO Marion Ward is short-listed as a finalist at the Business Matters Awards. Marion is competing for the Lifetime Achievement Award, with the winners of all the Awards being announced at a black tie event at the Hilton Hotel in Gatwick on Friday 3rd July.

March 2015

Rewards were at Holy Trinity School, Lewes Town Hall, Uckfield Community College and Clair Hall in Haywards Heath as part of National Apprenticeship Week 2015!

September 2014

Rewards Training secures ‘good’ Ofsted grade. Following a detailed inspection of the quality of training, assessment, advice and guidance Ofsted award the coveted grade in recognition of the great services we provide for the community. Rewards Training’s Managing Director Andrew Ayres said, “This report recognises all the hard work and dedication by our team to provide some of the best training services around. We are very proud of the result and looking forward to supporting a greater number of businesses in the local community to find and train the apprentices they need for a successful future.”

2014

A very proud CEO Marion Ward has seen Rewards grow and evolve into one of our regions respected and trusted training providers. "2014 is a celebration year for us all at the company, it's been a roller-coaster ride but great fun" said Marion speaking on the eve of our anniversary year.

May 2013

Rewards Training Recruitment Consultancy moves to new and improved offices and training facilities in Crawley. We waved goodbye to Haywards Heath, home to Rewards Training since our formation in 1989.  Our Head Office and training facilities are now all under one roof at Belgrave House in the bustling centre of Crawley. Commenting on the move our CEO Marion Ward said "Haywards Heath served us well for nearly 25 years but the time has come to make a move in order to better serve the wider community".

March 2013

Rewards Training is back in the recruitment business! After opening our new AppJobs service in the spring the company is now helping young people find work with career opportunities and training combined in an Apprenticeship.

June 2012

The company celebrated reaccreditation for the Investors in People standard, for the next 3 years.

March 2012

Rewards were reaccredited with the MATRIX standard. Recognising the organisations high standards of information, advice and guidance given to learners and employers alike.

August 2011

Merged with Indigo Skills. "stronger together" was the message from Managing Director Mike Ward.

2010

Rewards Scotland passes £1m turnover for the first time.

September 2008

Moved to larger premises - Crawley

2008

Rewards Training passes £1m turnover for the first time

2006

Rewards Training gains a direct contract from the Learning Skills Council.

2005

Rewards gains a Train to Gain contract to deliver employer led training across the UK.

2004

The organisation is successful with its bid to Ufi and gains a contract to deliver learn direct qualifications.

May 2003

Rewards gains the Investors in People award for the first time.

February 2003

New Offices are opened in Glasgow

September 2002

The Mid Sussex Learning Centre is opened in Haywards Heath, local MP Nicholas Soames is on hand to officiate at the ceremony.

2001

Opened up a new and improved premises in Haywards Heath. New ICT facilities are introduced to help people gain new computer skills.

August 2001

New offices and training facilities are opened in Brighton.

1999

New offices and training facilities in Tunbridge Wells

February 1999

New offices are opened in Edinburgh, our CEO is taking Rewards Training back to her roots. Contracts with SDS Scotland soon follow.

June 1998

New offices open in Hounslow

September 1997

Working in partnership with two local colleges, Rewards Training opens new offices and training facilities in Crawley.

April 1992

Moved to larger a premises in Haywards Heath. Won first government funded training programme for helping young people gain work skills.

June 1990

Gained first Training Agency contract aimed at helping young people back to work.

June 1989

Marion Ward founded Rewards Training in the Priory Haywards Heath. Targeted at Woman Returnees. Training new systems and office practices, including computer and lifestyle changes.