Employers who hire ex-offenders

Employers who hire ex-offenders

Unlocking the potential of the UK’s ex-offenders Read more – By Blayne Pereira Highlights More than 10 million people in the UK have a criminal record Many of them fall at the first hurdle when applying for jobs because they’re forced to disclose a record on...
Employers who hire ex-offenders: Greggs

Employers who hire ex-offenders: Greggs

Greggs the baker gives a taste of work to ex-prisoners By Brian Groom High street chain’s hiring strategy is repaid with loyalty from hard-to-place employees Greggs, the high street bakery chain, is among a growing number of UK companies that are hiring former...
Working with offenders

Working with offenders

Working with offenders: Why is it a good idea for an offender to think about employment or starting up their own business? HACRO offer a number of programmes for offenders which focus on planning for employment/self-employment: to enable them to turn their lives...
Project Strive

Project Strive

HACRO and its partners are running a pilot project to check the WorkAbility concept and its outcomes. The pilot is based at Emmaus St Albans and the course is being delivered by tutors from the WEA. Susan Pope, Area Education Manager for the WEA commented, “The WEA...