Supporting Employment

Supporting Employment is something that HACRO help with. The information below could support you – it offers advice about Project Strive, WorkAbility, Leaving Prison Behind and much more content to follow.

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...

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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...

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Project Strive

Project Strive Building Better Opportunities, breaking barriers to employment. April 2018 Progression Report: Remind me, what is Project Strive? Since October 2016 HACRO has been a delivery partner for Building Better Opportunities, which is managed by Herts County...

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HACRO WorkAbility Gets Thumbs Up

HACRO’s first WorkAbility course ends next week. Here’s what two of the participants have to say about their experience of WorkAbility: “I have found the course to be very helpful. I have managed to improve my self-confidence and learned positive and vital information...

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WorkAbility Pilot Project

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...

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Introducing HACRO WorkAbility

What is WorkAbility? WorkAbility is a new HACRO initiative for supporting ex-offender employment and reducing their likelihood of re-offending. It is a partnership between the public sector (National Probation Service), private sector (BeNCH CRC), and voluntary...

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