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Opportunity knocks

Chiara Di Rienzo, Director of Acuity, Axis Group’s front-of-house division, discusses the company’s involvement and partnership with Growing Talent, an initiative that focuses on furthering social mobility through employment, as part of a programme to offer full-time job opportunities to ...

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Compass Group supporting care leavers into work

Compass Group UK & Ireland has pledged its support for young people coming out of care with the launch of its Care Leaver Covenant commitment. Partnering with leading hospitality industry charity Springboard and Government delivery partner Spectra First, who support ...

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WAMITAB wins major contract with MoJ

WAMITAB (Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board) has been selected by the Ministry of Justice as the exclusive Awarding Organisation for cleaning, facilities management and waste management qualifications across Her Majesty’s Prison Service establishments in England and Wales. WAMITAB ...

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Businesses get behind initiative to employ ex-offenders

Since the launch of the Education and Employment Strategy six months ago, which set out a series of measures to boost prisoners’ skills while in custody and improve their chances of securing work on release, more than 120 further businesses have registered ...

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Searcys announces Christmas partnership with Beyond Food Foundation

Searcys has announced a partnership with London charity, Beyond Food, which aims to help those who are most at risk of homelessness to gain meaningful employment. The company-wide campaign will launch in November, raising the charity’s awareness across its venues and events and aiming ...

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Wates launches pilot scheme to tackle homelessness

Engage Leeds, a support service which helps prevent people from becoming homeless, has helped in excess of 3,000 people across the city since setting up just over 12 months ago – but the issue of homelessness continues to worsen, with ...

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Challenge fund launched to help tackle disability employment gap

A £4.2 million Challenge Fund to support people with mental health or musculoskeletal conditions to stay in work has been launched by the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton, and the Minister for Mental Health and Inequalities, ...

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Amey is helping ex-offenders to turn their lives around

The Amey facilities management team at HMP Onley, together with the support of the Governor and HMPPS, has employed an ex-offender to work in the prison where he served his sentence – one of the first prisons in the UK ...

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Apleona signs Armed Forces Covenant

Apleona HSG has made a formal commitment in supporting the employment of veterans and their families through the signing of the Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise that no member of this community, including those who ...

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Interserve encourages supply chain to join ‘Ban the Box’ campaign

Interserve together with its supply chain is to open up thousands of job opportunities for ex-offenders through ‘Ban the Box’, a campaign driven by the charity, Business in the Community (BITC), which works with businesses to help tackle some of ...

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