Heena heralds the GRoW Programme

Heena Patel joined the GRoW Programme during the first lockdown to look at new opportunities after being unemployed since 2016.  She has been an active and engaged participant of the programme, regularly attending our coffee mornings and is about to start a new post as a volunteer. Heena said “Previously I worked for HSBC for … Continue reading Heena heralds the GRoW Programme

Patricija makes mindfulness her business

Patricija became unemployed in March this year after losing her job due to the coronavirus and has now set up her own business ‘Joyful Genius’ which provides Learning and Mindfulness Coaching for children and adults and was inspired by the GRoW Your Own Business Programme. Patricija said “I was working in a school in Swiss … Continue reading Patricija makes mindfulness her business

How do you get a job during Covid-19?

Imran Malik is Employer Engagement Officer at Action West London and a regular face at our GRoW Coffee Mornings. Imran spoke to GRoW to share some of his ideas and advice about how to get a job in today’s challenging climate.  Imran said “Due to the pandemic and the challenges with lockdown, many  businesses are … Continue reading How do you get a job during Covid-19?

GRoW Participant Patricija publishes her book on Amazon

Well done Patricija! We are delighted to tell you about one of our GRoW participants who has written and published a book -  The Simple Truth About Children. Patricijia Skoberne has come through the GRoW Programme and also undertook our GRoW Your Own Business course with Mercedes Grant.  She signed up for the Universal Credit … Continue reading GRoW Participant Patricija publishes her book on Amazon

Duvall finds a new job through GRoW’s Jobs Bulletin

Duvall was referred to the GRoW Programme through the Family Case Worker at her children’s school and starts a new job next month. Duvall said “I really needed to find work after my personal circumstances changed quite suddenly.  Margaret, the Family Case Worker at Cranford Park Academy recommended I speak to the people at GRoW … Continue reading Duvall finds a new job through GRoW’s Jobs Bulletin

Maria studies for a Level 2 Bookkeeping Course

GRoW participant Maria Luiza has just started studying for the AAT Level 2 Foundation Certificate in Bookkeeping at Uxbridge College.  Maria shares her experience with us: “My GRoW Adviser Saeema called me last week to let me know about a Level 2 course in Bookkeeping that I could do, it was the last day to … Continue reading Maria studies for a Level 2 Bookkeeping Course

Well done to our Lockdown Training Participants

During Lockdown the GRoW Team launched a range of special Training Courses to respond to the needs of our participants, enabling them to continue to learn and develop their skills and knowledge.  Our new training programmes were free to access for all of our GRoW participants and we also helped with the costs of data … Continue reading Well done to our Lockdown Training Participants

Sarabjeet Boosts Her Confidence Through Volunteering

I began my journey with GRoW in June last year when I heard about the programme through my daughter’s school.  I started with the ‘How to Write a CV’ session but I slowly realised that I needed more than practical advice to get a job, I really needed help with my confidence too.  I had … Continue reading Sarabjeet Boosts Her Confidence Through Volunteering