In last week’s newsletter we featured Kamini who was looking forward to an interview later that week as an Exam Invigilator for Harrow and Uxbridge Council. This week we are delighted to be able to tell you that she got the job! Kamini said: ‘The interview actually had to be postponed three times as I … Continue reading Kamini got the job!
Belina Get Ready for Work are delighted to announce that we have joined the Institute of Employability Professionals as Corporate Affiliate Partners. The IEP is the membership body for employability professionals. They are dedicated to supporting the people who support others gain work, progress in work and retain work. IEP's vision is 'Employability professionals everywhere are … Continue reading Belina Get Ready for Work join IEP as Corporate Affiliate Partners
We have Mums who speak many different languages on the programme The message below says - The GRoW team and family is here to help you if (YOUR LANGUAGE) is your first language like this post and we will contact you to put you in touch with other mums. Can you help us by adding … Continue reading GRoW in your language
Belina director Liz Sewell FIEP took centre stage at the recent IEP Summit, an industry event for senior employability professionals to discuss and debate the future of work and the challenges and priorities facing the employability sector now and in the years ahead. Liz presented alongside Dr Jo Ingold, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management … Continue reading Liz Sewell FIEP Speaks at Summit
by Laura Dewar, Policy Officer, Gingerbread In the middle of November GrOW kindly hosted a focus group of single parents at a library in Hillingdon. There are just under 100,000 single parents who have moved onto universal credit in London and new rules for those with pre-school children to become job seekers. The purpose of … Continue reading Focus Group in Hillingdon – a discussion with single parents about universal credit rules to look for when their children are pre-school age
Saeema Yusuf was planning to get back to work once her daughter had started full-time school. In preparation, she joined the GROW Programme 2 years ago, giving her time to boost her skills and try to build her confidence into the world of work. We spoke to Saeema about her journey with GRoW. “Being a … Continue reading Back to work after 16 years!
#IWD2019 Celebrating International Women's Day 2019 The GRoW Programme helps to improve the employability skills and prospects of women who are furthest from the labour market. 70% of the women we support are from BAME communities Over half are Lone Parents and a third have children with special needs. They can and want to work … Continue reading #IWD2019 We help women to build confidence and raise their hopes and aspirations to get ready for work