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Milda moves into work and gains a new life

Milda is a domestic abuse survivor and after moving back into the community following a brief stay at a women’s refuge and living on Universal Credit, she was referred to GRoW from her local jobcentre so she could take steps back to work after a six year break.  Milna is now working in a local … Continue reading Milda moves into work and gains a new life

@herdailycrown small business start-up becomes a FLEX Employer to promote equality in the workplace

Crystal White is an inspirational lady.  She started her business @herdailycrown in 2020 during the pandemic, creating a brand that is not only fresh and exciting but which focuses on women in the BAME community whilst offering something new and different to people of other cultures. Crystal has become one of Belina’s FLEX Employers, adopting … Continue reading @herdailycrown small business start-up becomes a FLEX Employer to promote equality in the workplace

Tracey is back in the world of work

Tracey came to GRoW in November 2019 looking for support to get a part-time job but when the pandemic hit, she was forced to change her focus to homeschooling her three children. With GRoW’s support, she has now re-entered the workforce in an admin position where she is developing her skills for the future. Tracey … Continue reading Tracey is back in the world of work

Uxbridge United Welfare Trust embrace the FLEX Approach

Belina GRoW have launched a new programme to help employers become more family-friendly by adopting a FLEX approach and influencing policy around the subject.  It is funded by Mayor of London, 3SC and European Social Fund and follows the Mayor’s Good Work Standard which brings together best employment practice and links to resources and support from across London … Continue reading Uxbridge United Welfare Trust embrace the FLEX Approach

GRoW’s New Employability Skills Workshop gives face-to-face support

Platforms like Zoom offer huge flexibility and convenience when holding remote meetings but sometimes it’s really nice to be able to get together face-to-face.  With face-to-face meetings it can be easier to communicate with people as body language is very important and it helps us understand each other better.  Because of this the GRoW Team … Continue reading GRoW’s New Employability Skills Workshop gives face-to-face support

Sonia gets a better job with GRoW In-Work Support

Sonia had been working as a part-time administrator but had the capacity to work more hours in a more permanent position but needed flexibility for her family commitments. With GRoW’s support Sonia has recently started a new job as a Finance Administrator. Sonia said “I came to the UK from India where I had been … Continue reading Sonia gets a better job with GRoW In-Work Support

Indiana is an Inspiration

Indiana came to the GRoW Programme at the end of 2021 looking for support to improve her English and gain voluntary experience to help build her confidence and motivation. Indiana’s Adviser Chantelle [pictured] spoke to Indiana about her experience. “Indiana’s goal is to work for the NHS.  She attended all of the GRoW workshops which … Continue reading Indiana is an Inspiration

Thank you for celebrating women’s success with us at our GRoW International Women’s Day Event

With covid restrictions lifting we were so pleased to be able to mark International Women’s Day 2022 by holding a face to face event at our office in Hayes and with our Islington participants where we could all come together in one space, talk freely and openly with other women, share our stories and goals … Continue reading Thank you for celebrating women’s success with us at our GRoW International Women’s Day Event