Bolt Search

Accelerate Your Success in the Education & Training Sector

Strategic Hiring Solutions and Advisory for Investor-Driven Growth and Regulatory Excellence

Trusted by 100+ global education providers

Solving Your Problems

Regulatory Compliance Challenges

Navigating complex regulations, such as Ofsted requirements, poses obstacles for portfolio businesses.

Talent Acquisition and Leadership Gaps

Attracting top talent and cultivating effective leadership strategies are barriers to achieving growth potential.

Limited Diversification and Revenue Streams

Overcoming the challenge of expanding and diversifying revenue streams within the education sector.

Who We Are

We're fellow investors in the education and training sectors

We understand your aspirations for optimised outcomes, the need for strategic growth, and the importance of trust in partnerships. By aligning our goals, and offering our expertise, we aim to guide you towards overcoming obstacles and unlocking the true potential of your portfolio.

Strategic Partnership

Collaboratively define objectives and align strategies for targeted growth and maximum returns.

Regulatory Excellence

Navigate complex regulations seamlessly, ensuring compliance and mitigating risks.

Talent Optimisation

Leverage our expertise in talent acquisition and leadership development to attract, retain, and nurture top talent within your portfolio businesses.

Customer Success in Search

Our Promise

We guarantee unrivaled expertise, personalised attention, and a commitment to your portfolio or organisation's success.

Reduction in time to hire
Hiring success rate
Sleepless Nights
Successful hires
You've almost made it too easy...

Alan Wilson

Director of Apprenticeships

Alex is professional, utterly superb and always considerate to the needs of his clients."

Matt Knowles

Curriculum Director

“An extremely professional recruiter. They communicate well and understand the needs of the client. They are considerate and helpful in their approach. "

Sukvinder Kathuria

Head of Faculty

Unlock the Full Potential of Your Education Provision with our comprehensive services

Strategic Growth Planning and Execution | Board Advisory | Regulatory Compliance Guidance and Support | Talent Acquisition and Leadership Development Strategies | Revenue Diversification Solutions and Implementation Support | Mergers & Acquisitions


What kinds of organisations do we support?

We specialise in supporting organisations involved in delivering further and higher education, skills and training. Further education (FE) refers to post-secondary education in the United Kingdom that is beyond the compulsory education stage and includes colleges, vocational training, and apprenticeships. This extends to similar education strata internationally.

How can you assist in overcoming regulatory compliance challenges?

Our team of experts specialises in understanding and navigating the complex regulatory landscape, including Ofsted requirements. We provide guidance, support, and practical solutions to ensure your portfolio businesses achieve and maintain regulatory compliance and mitigate risks.

What expertise do you have in talent acquisition and leadership development?

Our team has extensive experience in talent acquisition and leadership development within the further education, skills and learning sector. We offer strategies to attract top talent, develop effective leadership skills, and create a culture of growth and excellence. Our goal is to help your portfolio businesses build robust teams that drive success.

How can you support revenue diversification within the FE sector?

We understand the importance of diversifying revenue streams within the FE sector to drive sustainable growth. Our solutions and implementation support focus on identifying new revenue opportunities, exploring partnerships, and developing strategies to optimise existing revenue sources. We work closely with you to maximise revenue potential and achieve long-term success.

This includes buy and sell side advisory within mergers and acquisitions.

What is the difference between Bolt Search and

Bolt Search and are two distinct services offered under the Bolt umbrella, targeting different aspects of the staffing industry.

Bolt Search is our premium executive search service, specifically designed for organisations seeking top-tier executive talent or RPO project work. It focuses on identifying, attracting, and placing high-caliber professionals in key leadership positions. Bolt Search offers expertise in executive recruitment, conducting thorough assessments, and matching the right candidate with the right role.

On the other hand, is our comprehensive online staffing platform that connects job seekers with a wide range of job opportunities within FE, Skills and Learning. caters to both entry-level and experienced professionals, offering a vast database of job listings, job intelligence, candidate profiles, and tools to streamline the job search process.

Bolt Search

Contact Us

Get in touch today to find out more about how we can help you.
+44 191 348 0154
112 Whitley Rd, Whitley Bay, NE26 2NE
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