Tel. 01223 795057



What can we do to help?

Our high-quality employer engagement support services promote work-based degrees, apprenticeships, CPD, executive development, short courses, work placements and knowledge transfer partnerships across a range of industry sectors – delivered by a respected, professional and specialist team.

We use forensic data analysis techniques to identify highly compatible contacts and follow this up with informed, intelligent contact from education support professionals. Our fully GDPR / CTPS complaint services put the right people in touch with each other.





We provide employer engagement support to match your needs… as little or as much as you like, from a major overhaul of your database and the collation of current, accurate, GDPR compliant contact details, to the promotion and delivery of online and face to events to help build a connection with your target market.

Our mission is to help build relationships that benefit the student, the employer and the education provider, encouraging employers’ investment in staff development, utilising government support to help grow their business.

Our work is bespoke, tailored to meet your specific requirements and informed by a wealth of experience in the education sector. We guarantee cost-effective and results-driven solutions, delivered by a dedicated, experienced and specialist team. working to support your agenda and backing up your team. 

Ongoing Support 

We work as a part of your team.

A Trust-Ed consultant will work with you, to build, maintain and nurture a database of relevant, supportive business partners.

Whether you focus our work on data gathering and upkeep or want us to take on a communications role. connecting with and engaging prospective employers.

You can rely on us for ongoing activity, monthly updates and commitment to your values and ethos.

A spare pair of skilled hands.


One – off projects

Project support  and management when you need it.

We have a great deal of experience in project work. You may have an urgent need and no spare resource in-house or need to extend your capacity with specific skills. 

We work to your brief and deliver on your prescribed outcomes.

Project work is delivered in accordance with a detailed specification, timeline and budget – and we guarantee to meet all three criteria.

Extra capacity for project implementation.

Jan Woodruff

Jan has over 30 years’ experience working in business development across a range of sectors, running successful campaigns to promote both products and services to the business community. One of the key areas has been working on behalf of the education sector, developing a depth of understanding about the unique offer presented to employers by academia.

Drawing on her commercial background, business development skills and understanding of the education sector has contributed to the successful delivery of many employer engagement campaigns.

Lyn Disley

Lyn established Trust-Ed in 2017 in order to provide specialist marketing and communications support to the Education Sector.

With a background in marketing and business development, she has worked with education providers in the secondary, higher and further education sectors on strategic development, student recruitment and employer engagement.

In recent years the over-riding requirement has been for support in connecting academia and industry and this is now the primary focus of our business.

Thinking about employer engagement?

We are here to help.