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RG Foundation is a new grant giving body supporting people who are making the world a better, fairer, safer and more equal place to work.

As we develop we're exploring issues related to our mission.

 

 

Working a way out of homelessness

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 the homeless crisis.

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Why I'm becoming cynical about International Women's Day

Posted by Jenny Fyans on March, 2019

Topics: rgf-women-empowerment

It’s happening. International Women’s Day is gaining traction, sparking conversations and generating awareness worldwide about gender equality in all walks of life. So why do I balk at all the ‘’ways to celebrate #IWD” that abound at this time of year?

Can crowdfunding help fix the homeless crisis?

Posted by Rob Marsh on February, 2019

Topics: rgf-general, rgf-finding-work

As the number of people experiencing homelessness increases, we speak to social impact business BEAM to hear about their crowdfunding, tech solution to this national crisis.

 

Exploring the myths behind employing ex-offenders

Posted by Rob Marsh on August, 2018

Topics: diversity, discrimination

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. 

Understanding slavery in the 21st century

Posted by Rob Marsh on July, 2018

Topics: exploitation, empowerment-and-equality

With a growing number convictions occurring under the Modern Slavery Act in the UK, we wanted to understand more about the relatively new phenomenon of modern slavery and meet some of the organisations working to eradicate it.

How Young Enterprise is tackling youth unemployment and the skills shortage

Posted by Rob Marsh on July, 2018

Topics: education, youth-entrepreneurs

What do the employability skills for the future look like? What should we be focussing on to ensure young people are prepared for work after their education? We met with Young Enterprise to learn more.

Employing ex-Forces and the transition to “Civvy Street”

Posted by Rob Marsh on June, 2018

Topics: discrimination

Making the transition from serving in the Armed Forces to life after the military can be challenging. Adjusting to a new environment, way of life and of course finding work.