Levels of homelessness are high and on the rise: not just rough sleeping, inadequate, unstable living conditions - "hidden homelessness" - affect large numbers of people, forced by circumstance to stay in bed and breakfasts, hostels, or on friends' couches or floors:
Watch a video following the story of how Solomon was supported by business from an experience of homelessness back into employment.
BAOH Director Anne Willmot comments on the the Keeping Work research on supporting homeless people to thrive in work.
Read how Ready for Work helped former rough sleeper Simon.
Starting work: Guidance for employers
This booklet outlines best practices to ensure good inductions for people with experience of homelessness.
Making Work Work
This report looks at reasons why homeless people may not always be better off in employment and suggests solutions.
Work Inclusion: a guide to best practice - executive summary
Guidance for businesses on supporting disadvantaged groups such as homeless people into work.
Related case studies
Ready for Work client case study: Simon
Simon explains how he went from rough sleeping to a steady job with Carillion.
Ready for Work client case study: Zola
Refugee Zola got a break into retail from Ready for Work.
Wates Group - Building Futures
The 2013 Work Inclusion Award winning programme, helping 54% of participants move back towards employment.