Optimise L&D


optimise l&d


In short, we are in the business of optimising your L&D efforts, with a view to helping your recruitment business, attract, develop and retain the best recruiters in the industry and empower them to grow and perform.

Co-founders of Optimise L&D Franc Petrini & Richard Bradshaw have over 30 years’ combined experience in the recruitment industry. They have demonstrable career paths encompassing the highs (and lows) from trainee consultants through to business directors. With international recruitment management experience within both boutique start-ups and corporate entities, they can empathise with industry leaders and their challenges with building efficient L&D functions.

Richard started his recruitment career in 2005 and grown from a resource role in a specialist IT business within Adecco through to company director with expertise across both permanent and contract markets.

Franc directed his career in 2007 towards helping recruitment businesses develop their own leadership and management teams. Drawing on his experience within large global corporates including the likes of Sthree PLC, Vodafone, British Airways, Danone, BT and AXA. His ILM and CPD accredited learning programmes has led to working partnerships with Ashridge and Henley Business Schools, and Columbia University internationally.

how can Optimise L&D help you?

Main services & proposition


Consultancy service to develop a more efficient L&D environment – reduce your long-term dependency on external resources

Great consultancy is about providing good and honest advice. This comes from building trusted relationships and a thorough understanding of your culture and needs. Our focus is to build longevity into your L&D efforts.  Designing and delivering great recruitment and leadership training is only half the story. A strategic approach will make sure your training and development solutions keep pace and support your business strategy.


Audit & Learning Needs Analysis – find out what your staff REALLY need

We will go back to basics and help you work out what you really need. We provide a specialist service where we can immerse ourselves in your business to find out what’s going on. What’s working well, identifying high performers and understanding performance gaps.


Blended Learning Programmes – providing a variety of learning opportunities

We know that building an effective Learning and Development function isn’t just about delivering classroom training or outsourcing it to recruitment trainer in the industry. We can design a perfect blend for your learners, using a combination of digital, face to face, observation and coaching to ensure development is continuous and takes place on the sales floor as well as the training room.


Invigorate your existing L&D efforts – working in conjunction with in-house/external trainers

Learning and development isn’t just something you deliver to the rest of the business. Make sure your inhouse L&D team has the skills to be the best too. Providing training, mentoring, tools and support, we can work with you over a longer period to help your team develop their recruitment training portfolio and internal service.


Sound good? Let’s talk…

We’d love to have an initial no-obligation conversation to understand your challenges and what you may need. We can then arrange a more in-depth meeting with you. Once we understand your ambitions and challenges, we will demonstrate how we’d like to help you meet them. If you like our plan, we will set to work to optimise your L&D infrastructure to attract, develop and retain the best recruiters in the industry.



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M4 6WX


Tel: 07768888808