We provide a seamless journey to citizens with low or no vocational skills and/or unemployed to sustained employment and income, by integrating employability and skills programmes and funding.
We also support small businesses to flourish and boost economic development. We assist LEPs and other local and regional organisations meet their targets, most notably through our SME support contracts throughout England and Wales. We ensure that people are not just employed, but are trained and equipped to progress in their careers.About
Wolverhampton | Restart Scheme helps a homeless woman to find a job.
Sara was living at a women’s refuge when she started on the Restart Scheme. She had been unemployed for over 2 years. Read more here.
Birmingham | Jordan overcomes prejudice to find a new job.
When Jordan started on the Restart Scheme, he was very frustrated. All his job applications kept being rejected because he had a criminal record. Read more here.
Sparkhill | Ian had difficulties in speaking due to having throat surgery.
He had been living in supported accommodation and was lacking in confidence with his job search as he perceived his age would be a barrier to him finding work. Read more here.