In each location, we have delivered this activity with a local homeless sector organisation or prison to make sure delivery is tailored to local need. They have identified the local people who would benefit and ensured that our participants have the support on hand that they need. With the expertise of these agency partners we have been able to support harder to reach groups.
The Get Ready! pilot was also underpinned by the businesses that supported it. 154 organisations have hosted or delivered business-led events since Get Ready! launched and 551 volunteers have been involved.
Our national partners Accenture, Bain & Company, Barclays, Carillion plc, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Marks & Spencer, and Royal Mail supported Get Ready! and our national programme Ready for Work as well as driving our ongoing strategy.
Our delivery partners have included: