Employing women with convictions

In the UK roughly 75% of employers admit to discriminating against candidates who disclose their criminal records during the application process. Honest Burgers and recruitment charity Working Chance struck up a partnership which aims to address this issue.

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Exploring the myths behind employing ex-offenders

Posted by Rob Marsh on August, 2018

Topics: back-to-work, skills-development

Being in work can have a tremendous effect on a person.

Understanding slavery in the 21st century

Posted by Rob Marsh on July, 2018

Topics: empowerment, skills-development

It’s difficult to talk about the RG Foundation’s mission “to make the world a better place to work” without bringing to light some of the darker depths of human labour across the world today.

How Young Enterprise is tackling youth unemployment and the skills shortage

Posted by Rob Marsh on July, 2018

Topics: education, skills-development, entrepreneurship

“Young people often receive such a bad press,” says Sharon Davies, Deputy CEO of UK enterprise and financial education charity Young Enterprise, “But actually, in terms of social conscious they have some fantastic ideas about how to affect and support their communities.”

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

Posted by Rob Marsh on June, 2018

Topics: skills-development, back-to-work

Starting a new role can be difficult.

The people fighting to find meaningful work for refugees

Posted by Rob Marsh on June, 2018

Topics: employment, skills-development, empowerment

Today marks the start of Refugee Week, a collection of events and programmes revolving around World Refugee Day on the 20th of June.

Meet Beena, the woman defying gender inequality in Kerala, India

Posted by Rob Marsh on March, 2018

Topics: rural-development, empowerment

With International Women’s Day upon us, we wanted to share the story of just one of the many inspirational women we've met recently.