Training company to create 80 jobs after acquiring new headquarters

Episteme House

An expanding workforce training and recruitment company is set to create 80 new jobs after concluding a deal for a new headquarters in Bromsgrove.

Episteme Group has invested £525,000 to acquire the 6,500 sq ft offices at Saxon View, Saxon Business Park, Hanbury Road, Stoke Prior from a private investor.

The deal, which has seen the building renamed Episteme House, was brokered by Charlie Green, commercial negotiator a GJS Dillon, which has an office in Bromsgrove.

Founded by Sam Morgan, Matt Corden and Craig Hughes, Episteme Group helps businesses manage the complexities surrounding government-funded workforce training programmes.

The firm helps companies to sustain their own training needs while working within government designated guidelines.

The aim is to provide higher returns on investment, greater control and a more streamlined approach to workforce development.

The expansion of the business will see it employ almost 150 people by next summer.

The new headquarters was appropriately opened by Communities Secretary Sajid Javid, who is also MP for Bromsgrove (see below).

Sam Morgan, Group Chief Commercial Finance Officer at Episteme Group, said the deal had gone smoothly, which had allowed the firm to focus on its growth strategy.

Mrs Green said the deal was further evidence of the continued strength of the local commercial property market, where there is an increasing shortage of quality office accommodation.

From left: Craig Hughes, Matt Corden, Sajid Javid MP, Sam Morgan, outside Episteme House