SOURCE: EFactor Group Corp.

EFactor Group Corp.

November 27, 2015 09:30 ET

EFactor Group's HT Skills Adds Accounting Services as an AAT-Certified Training Provider

Accreditation as an 'AAT Training Provider' Granted to HT Skills, Ltd. by the United Kingdom's Association of Accounting Technicians; HT Skills Prepares Launch of Accounting Training and Services for Trainees for Placement in Companies and With Entrepreneurs Reliant on Flexible Staffing

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Nov 27, 2015) -  EFactor Group Corp. (OTCQB: EFCT) ("EFactor Group", the "Group" or the "Company"), the premier business network for entrepreneurs designed to provide a variety of tools and business services to help drive business success, today announced its Business Services division, through its UK-based staffing company, HT Skills Ltd., obtained approval and accreditation as a certified training facility to provide AAT accounting curriculum to trainees for placement in the organizations HT Skills provides staffing. 

The Association of Accounting Technicians ("AAT") is the UK's leading qualification and membership body for vocational accountants. AAT maintains 125,000 members in more than 90 countries which represent various levels of the finance and accounting world, including students, people already working in accountancy and self-employed business owners. AAT awards around 90% of all vocational qualifications in accounting, and is sponsored by the professional accounting bodies CIPFA, ICAEW, CIMA and ICAS. The organization's Accounting Qualification is universally respected and internationally recognized. Organizations such as Sainsbury's, P&G, Morgan Stanley, the Ministry of Defense hire AAT-qualified members for their knowledge, skills, diligence and enthusiasm and their standards of professionalism.

On November 10th, HT Skills application to become a certified AAT Training Provider was approved. The certification will allow EFactor Group's Business Services division to provide accounting training through HT Skills to increase trainees' skills and value to the companies and entrepreneurial enterprises in which HT Skills places trainees, apprentices and part and full time staff.

"Expanding our business services offering to entrepreneurs is our core strategy in the division," began Marion Freijsen, COO of EFactor Group Corp. "Critical to the value provided by our division is availing a growing pool of staffing options with high-demand skill sets such as accounting and book keeping. We expect HT Skill will significantly expand its trainee and apprenticeship following and is expected to increase our division's revenues in the coming quarters. We will also advertise HT Skills' achievement and the subsequent launch of their accounting training programs to the thousands of entrepreneur-members in the UK and millions worldwide."

HT Skills, Ltd. is one of four operating businesses under EFactor Group's Business Services division. The Group's division provides entrepreneur-members and other members in the Group's Social Networks division with a portfolio of business services which include; staffing, mentoring, marketing, advertising and public relations. As reported by the Company on November 16th, the Group's Business Services division recorded a 168% year over year and 25% sequentially to $0.6 million in the Company's third quarter earnings report and form 10-Q. 

Mr. Martin Prescott, Managing Director of EFactor Group's HT Skills, Ltd., added, "Adding accounting training as certified by the AAT is a significant development for us and the companies for whom we staff with our trainees. Flexible and long-term staffing options are widely sought by businesses in the UK and throughout Europe. For this reason, we also expect the marketing of our accounting training capability will result in an increased number of staffing requests and positions for our trainees, heightened recognition of our company as a leader in the staffing industry, and the opportunity to expand our catchment area beyond UK borders."

About EFactor Group Corp.

EFactor Group Corp. is the premier business network for entrepreneurs designed to provide a variety of tools and business services to help drive business success. Through its wholly owned business services subsidiaries, EFactor Group provides its growing entrepreneurial community of over 2.0 million members with social networking and education, entrepreneur-focused business services, and financing opportunities including crowd funding. A proprietary selection and matching algorithm to offer specific content and resources tailored to each entrepreneur's unique business needs. With members in every country in all 196 countries in the world across 240 industry groups, EFactor Group has built the only comprehensive entrepreneurial community that serves as a source of inspiration and ideas on platform that also consolidates essential services to foster business growth.

EFactor Group's operations are categorized by the following Business Divisions:

1. Social Networking
2. Business Services
3. Funding options.

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