Aspire Enterprise Services Ltd

A leading social enterprise providing professional services across Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley, with social impact built in

Why work with H2i?

Our mission is to create meaningful employment opportunities by matching the skills and needs of candidates and employers. We encourage socially conscious thinking, empowering individuals, whilst offering professional and competitively-priced recruitment services.

An ‘Open and Inclusive’ recruitment pathway

As Aspire's Social Recruitment Enterprise, Hire2Inspire matches work-ready individuals with employment opportunities. We're very proud to work with a wide range of employers across Oxfordshire and are now expanding into Buckinghamshire, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Slough and Reading. Our goal is to empower individuals who have experienced some form of disadvantage in their life and to connect and secure meaningful paid employment. Aspire is an example of inclusive recruitment in action: over 30% of our own workforce has ‘lived experience’, such as homelessness, addiction or offending. Aspire also operates fully funded, charitable projects to support local people towards and into paid employment. Please visit our charity website to find out more about these projects.

As an employer, why don’t you ‘hire to inspire’? Inspire your current workforce, inspire those looking for an opportunity, inspire your sector, inspire your community, and inspire yourself!

What is inclusive recruitment?

Our specialist services include:

  • Permanent placements - for candidates registered with Hire2Inspire, sourced from various pathways such as Aspire's internal employability projects, partner agencies and self-referrals, with a holistic six-month in-work support package to aid retention in the workplace.

  • Temporary labour - brokerage of temporary placements, with candidates being paid through Aspire payroll.

  • Generic workshops - introductory workshop as initial engagement tool for new employers to explore 'open and inclusive' recruitment practices.

  • Bespoke workshops - half or full day tailored workshops, focused to a single employer or a single client group. Our new inclusive recruitment strategy workshops offer three bespoke workshops over 12 months - with included additional ongoing support.

  • Wellbeing in the workplace - brokerage service of trusted well-being delivery partners as subcontractors to employers engaging with Aspire - see our bespoke wellbeing packages here.

  • ESOL for business - Aspire runs English language courses, aimed at providing its learners with the vocabulary and idiom of specific business sectors.

Our full range of services

Get in touch

To find out more about Hire2Inspire and our services, please submit an online enquiry form, call 01865 244989, or email Emily Clayton, Social Recruitment lead, to find out more.