With roughly 75% of employers in the UK admitting to discriminating against candidates who disclose a conviction at an earlier stage, there are clear barriers to employment for people with convictions.
As we develop, RG Foundation is exploring issues related to our mission to make the world a better, fairer, safer and more equal place to work.
Over 320,000 people in the UK are homeless. The majority of those people are living in temporary accommodation such as hostels or couch surfing. Many argue that stable employment is the best route for a person to lift themselves out of homelessness. So we spoke with Alex Stephany, Founder of social impact business BEAM, who have created and innovative, crowdfunding/tech solution to this crisis.