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Home Inside Get Licensed Get Licensed lands new funding to make security hiring more efficient.
Get Licensed lands new funding to make security hiring more efficient.

Get Licensed lands new funding to make security hiring more efficient.


Get Licensed is on a mission to build technology and tools to help people get trained and find work, and employers hire and screen licensed security workers quickly.

4th July 2022 – London: Get Licensed – a marketplace for security training and jobs, today announced that it has raised new investment from Koetter Invest GmbH, bringing the company’s total raised to £4 million. The proceeds will be used to expand Get Licensed’s team and product development.

HR Tech for the Security Industry

The list of employee recruitment, acquisition and job board products is practically endless — see CV-Library, LinkedIn and Reed to start. Get Licensed differentiates itself by being industry-specific to support the security sector, carrying out automated SIA Licence validation checks, video introductions and using a proprietary algorithm to match workers with jobs.

Get Licensed’s customer list is expansive and includes brands like Mite, G4S, NHS, Compass Group and many more. More than 50,000 workers have signed up for the Get Licensed app since its launch in Jan 2022.

“We are very excited about this partnership, especially when there is a severe shortage of licensed security workers in the aftermath of COVID and Brexit,” said Shahzad Ali, Co-Founder and CEO of Get Licensed.

KOETTER Invest GmbH is the investment division of the KOETTER Group, which is one of Germany’s TOP 10 facility service providers and Germany’s largest family-run security service provider. The KOETTER group was founded in Germany in 1934 and generates a turnover of 589 million euros with its 16,500 employees.

Friedrich P. Koetter said: “We are excited about our new investment in Get Licensed. With our expertise from the german market in training and recruiting, we will be able to support Get Licensed in the field of training and recruiting security staff”.

Get Licensed is UK’s most prominent security training and staffing platform and has helped over 300,000 customers launch their careers in the security industry.

If you are a security company looking for licensed security staff to support your business, please visit https://www.get-licensed.co.uk/employers for more details.


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