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Our drive at Speak First (now part of Lepaya) is to be an indispensable partner you can trust to make a real difference in the way your people
lead and manage others, communicate and maximise the value they add to your organisation.
As a global consultancy, specialising in instructor-led communication and leadership skills training, we want to
work with you to create perfect bespoke solutions for your organisation and your teams.
Our innovative, dynamic approach, combined with tried-and-tested models and methodology, has proved
consistently effective in supporting L&D teams and their businesses around the world to achieve their goals. Over the last ten years, we have:

We’re experts in supporting people who are technically brilliant in their roles, who would benefit from enhanced soft skills to be even more successful.

Our blended solutions are tailor-made to your unique requirements and use a range of learning interventions – mixing virtual classrooms, face-to-face training, in-between work, buddy systems and more – to create a programme specifically designed to fit alongside your existing business strategies. We focus on the KPIs that matter most to you, so you can see real, tangible changes in your organisation, bringing you a significant return on your investment.

All our learning solutions stand on their own as high-quality and high-impact interventions, but they are at their very best when delivered as part of a wider programme based on your strategic and organisational values and requirements.

  • We work closely with you to design and deliver bespoke, high impact and transferable learning solutions that bring real value to your organisation
  • As instructor-led training specialists, we deliver virtual and face-to-face solutions, developing your people’s skills in the areas they need to excel
  • Our virtual capabilities are the ultimate modern, flexible delivery method, which can get to your people wherever they’re working
  • We’re trusted by leading companies around the world to deliver exceptional results for them

Drawing upon neuroscience, the psychology of learning and business experience, we have a deep understanding of how people grow, learn and change, so we can confidently demonstrate the capabilities, behaviours and competencies your people require.

We’d love to share with you the invaluable insights we’ve gained from working with companies around the world. Get in touch, and let’s start a conversation on how we can deliver exceptional results for you too.



Our Values

The Values That Everyone At Speak First Live By

  • We Care

    We care about every individual who learns with us. We care about our clients and their organisations achieving the success and results they want. We care about our team of trainers and office-based staff fulfilling their personal goals. We care.

  • We Challenge, Support and Respect

    We create a safe space where we can challenge participants to stretch and grow while feeling supported. We’re prepared to challenge our clients as well. If we don’t think an idea will work, we say so. Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and this is one of our most important values.

  • We Strive for Excellence

    Average isn’t good enough. You deserve the best. And that’s what we aim to give you. We strive for excellence in everything we do – constantly improving our workshops, knowledge, materials and systems so you get the best possible experience. Excellence, for us, is not an option. It’s who we are.

  • We Do The Right Thing

    Trust is essential in business. Integrity is critical. When we have a decision to make, in a Moment of Truth, we have a simple rule: we do the right thing. We want you to know you can rely on us and that we will do everything we can to deliver on the promises we make to you.

  • We Work Together As One Team

    We see ourselves as part of one team – working in partnership with clients, trainers, participants and other relevant stakeholders towards a common goal of learning, personal development and organisational improvement.

  • We Have A Generous Spirit

    We’re all about giving. We’re happy to share ideas with clients. We take time out during lunch to give participants some extra advice. When clients, trainers or office-based staff need some support we’re there for them.

  • We Enjoy The Ride

    What’s it all for if you can’t enjoy the ride? We take what we do, and the commitments we make to clients, participants, trainers and staff, very seriously. But that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun along the way. When we enjoy the ride, everybody gains more and everybody learns more.

The Speak First Foundation

Passionate about education


  • Every year Speak First donates 2.5% of its net profit to the Speak First Foundation
  • Our charity is dedicated to helping children have the wonderful gift of education
  • So far, the Foundation has supported projects in India, Bangladesh and Africa – read more about these initiatives
  • As a not-only-for-profit company, Speak First is looking to increase the number of initiatives it supports over the coming years


“I had the privilege to witness what happens when these children get a chance to come together to learn…they smile, have fun and are totally engaged in grabbing the chance to learn,”

Amanda Vickers, CEO, Speak First

Want to find out more?

+44 (0) 20 7253 2117

We’re open Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00 BST


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