Charity increasing ties with housing associations to get disadvantaged into work

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Published by Max Salsbury for 24dash.com in Communities and also in Featured, Housing

A business-led charity is hoping to expand its relationship with the social housing sector as it looks to increase delivery of a successful employment scheme.  Business in the Community's (BITC) Ready for Work programme has supported over 2,600 into employment since 2001, and recent analysis has suggested that for every £1 invested in the programme, £3.12 of value is generated for society. BITC currently works with a number of HAs which refer disadvantaged tenants to the scheme...

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