4th June 2019: The Curve Group, the UK’s largest privately-owned Recruitment and HR outsource provider, announces today that it has launched a new, exclusive HR Outsource solution for Octopus Wealth.
Octopus Wealth combines easy-to-use technology with the expertise of highly qualified financial advisers, to take the hassle out of money management – providing clients with a tailored financial plan and smart financial advice, on their terms. Its customers also benefit from being able to access the products and services of Octopus Investments, including its wide range of investment funds.
Octopus Wealth is part of the Octopus Group, which manages more than £7.7 billion on behalf of retail and institutional investors. Founded in 2000, the group has rapidly grown with now over 950 employees and operates in a number of innovative, entrepreneurial businesses in sectors such as venture capital, wealth management, property financing, healthcare infrastructure and renewable energy investments.
The Curve Group will provide Octopus Wealth with a configurable HR Outsource solution which includes a full HR administration service, delivering end to end administrative management of staff documentation throughout the entire employee life cycle; plus a phone and email-based HR advice line for Line Managers through which they will be provided with expert Employee Relations support. The Curve Group has also supported Octopus Wealth to implement an HR technology solution to compliment the solution.
Commenting on the appointment of The Curve Group, Richard Wazacz, CEO of Octopus Wealth, says “We’re excited to be working with The Curve Group as we move from proof of concept through to concerted growth. A lean and efficient team is fundamental to us offering effective and affordable financial advice, so using an innovative HR and Recruitment partner makes a lot of sense – empowering our teams to get on with what they’re good at and passionate about. We’re looking forward to the journey ahead.”
Simon Pridgeon, Divisional Managing Director of HR Services at The Curve Group, commented: “We are delighted to be partnering with Octopus Wealth to provide their core HR administration and Employee Relations service, so that they can focus on the strategic growth of the company. Having already worked with other businesses within Octopus, we are so excited to continue to develop our relationship with another company within this truly innovative and inspirational group.”
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About The Curve Group
Established in 2004, The Curve Group is the UK’s largest privately-owned Recruitment and HR outsource provider. We deliver agile, ethical and configurable people solutions across the entire Recruitment and HR spectrum. Our mission statement, or quest as we would say, is to create extraordinary people solutions that transform working lives.
We work with many diverse and long-standing clients who count on us to support the strategic and operational aspects of their Recruitment and HR management including: Aldermore Bank, HSBC, Diebold Nixdorf, Tata Consultancy Services, Ricoh, Gatehouse Bank, RBS, State Bank of India, IESA, Hastings Direct, The Co-operative Bank, Visit Britain and Barclays Bank.
About Octopus Wealth
We take the hassle out of managing your finances, with a tailored financial plan and smart financial advice delivered whenever, however you want it.
We strongly believe that some questions are too big to tackle alone, and that financial advice can transform lives for the better. We also think that getting help should be a positive and uplifting experience: an aspiration, not an anxiety.
Our mission? To create a world where people are free to enjoy their life, not worry about how to pay for it.
Octopus Wealth is part of Octopus – a group of innovative, entrepreneurial businesses investing in the people, ideas and industries that will help to change the world. We are experts in financial services and energy, transforming these markets by offering our customers access to smart and simple solutions that do what we say they will. Today we manage more than £7.7 billion on behalf of retail and institutional investors. Octopus Energy, Octopus Investments, Octopus Energy Investments, Octopus Real Estate, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Wealth are all part of Octopus Group.
For more information on this Press Release, please contact Sam Pusey, [email protected] T: 07908 330473