About us

The Business Education Partnership (UK) Ltd is known as BEP Group. We are a company limited by guarantee and registered charity, first formed in 1989, as a number of Education Business Partnerships (EBPs) operating across East London.

Today, we work across the East London boroughs of

  • Barking & Dagenham,
  • Havering,
  • Redbridge,
  • Waltham Forest,
  • and across Essex (including Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock).

We are responsible for organising the work experience for children aged 14 – 19 who attend school or college in:

  • Havering
  • Redbridge
  • Waltham Forest, and
  • Essex

Since 1999, we have successfully delivered an Alternative Education programme, called the Vocational Inclusion Programme (VIP)

We are also a sub-contractor to the Shaw Trust for the delivery of the DWP’s Work Programme.