Ready for Work
Responsible Business Week (23-27 April 2018) is an annual awareness campaign which celebrates the brighter side of business by sharing great responsible business success stories.
Drawing on the experience of delivering the Ready for Work programme, Business in the Community is working across the UK on projects that support people facing disadvantage to enter good quality employment.
Signing up to Business in the Community’s Ready for Work programme finally put an end to Charn’s year-long search for a job. Now, happily employed with leading retailer Marks and Spencer, Charn feels like her life is back on track and she’s excited about what the future holds.
Read the BITC member-only summary of the breakout session 'From welfare to work: understanding the changing policy landscape' from Business in the Community's Employment Summit 2016.
Read the BITC member-only summary of the breakout session from Business in the Community's Employment Summit 2016.
Business in the Community's Employment Summit will help business leaders and practioners navigate the changing employment landscape as responsible employers.
Ready for Work offers businesses a structured means to support some of society’s most disadvantaged, socially isolated and vulnerable people back on their feet and into work whilst making solid business sense for all companies involved.
Before Ready for Work, Ray was living in a hostel, and struggling to find the motivation to continue with his job search. Now, inspired by his buddy and mother-figure Sonia, he's supporting others to find employment through the programme.