Bedouin Group and CourseMonster Embark Upon a New Training Service to Assist Contractor & Outsourcing Skill Shortage

London, United Kingdom, March 25, 2010 --( Bedouin Group one of the UK specialists in contractor services, today announced the formation of a strategic partnership to launch their new, direct-to-consumer training solution provision Bedouin Training (

Developed in association with the UK’s leading edge training course directory, CourseMonster® (, the new service gives instant access to the most comprehensive and high quality Instructor-led and Blended Learning training courses in the UK.

“We are delighted to be partnering with CourseMonster®, with many companies having cut their staffing levels too deeply in the past few years, this new service ensures that Contractors and Outsourcers can ensure that their skills are up to date” says Bedouin Groups Marketing Manager, Barry Fearon.

Continuing he said, “As the UK emerges from the recession, the focus is much more on filling critical skills needs, there is still a huge skills shortage in the UK particularly in technical staff. With many UK companies desperate to bridge the gap we are already seeing some companies looking off-shore for the required talent, in these tough times, ensuring that skills are up to date is a key priority for Contractors to secure the best positions.

The new relationship, will enable consumers to search over 16,000 of the most in-demand business skills and IT training courses, including Microsoft, Prince2, ITIL, Sales, Marketing, Project Management, Media, Finance, HR, Management and Leadership, delivered by over 165 of the UK’s key training companies. Developed on the .net platform, users will be able to search by brand, category, postcode, price, and location.

“We are very excited about teaming up with Bedouin Group, this association will significantly extend our portfolio to a much wider audience and fulfill the demands of consumers,” comments CourseMonster® Managing Director, Kelvin Durcan. “2010 is a year of change and recovery, we look forward to helping Bedouin Group expand audience engagement and offer the best training content in the market.”


Notes to Editor
About Bedouin Group
Bedouin Group is dedicated to the provision of services for consultants, contractors, freelancers and Recruitment Agencies.

The Bedouin structure is simple, yet supremely effective. Operating through the use of offshore Employee Benefit Trusts, signed up contractors benefit from a reward structure that allows them to take home up to 85% more pay, with none of the associated administration and financial headaches.

About CourseMonster®
Founded in 2004, CourseMonster® is the UK’s leading training course information directory; providing individuals, public and private sector companies, easy access, to the most in-demand software brands, industry qualifications and business skills training courses on the market.

The database, powered by CourseMonsterData, is updated daily in real time, enabling users to search thousands of the most comprehensive, up-to-date training courses and over 60,000 scheduled dates. Training is provided by over 165 of the UK’s leading training specialists.

For further information about this partnership, please contact:

Roni Holloway
Marketing Manager, CourseMonster 0870 777 4997

Barry Fearon
Marketing Manager, Bedouin Group
0845 519 2 888 (ex) 44012
Roni Holloway
0870 777 4997
0845 519 2 888 (ex)44012