Holdfast Training Services Ltd is a joint venture special purpose vehicle (SPV) set up as the contracting body for the RSME PPP and is responsible for the delivery of the Contract. Holdfast Training Services has two shareholders, Babcock
(74%) and HICL Infrastructure Company
(26%) and one main contractor (Babcock) that provides training management and delivers support services such as transportation and IT. Working to Babcock there are three secondary contractors: MKC Training Services
(a subsidiary of Mid Kent College) and TQ
(part of Pearsons Group), who deliver training and ESS
(part of Compass Group), who provide soft FM services including catering, leisure and retail.