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PeoplePlus is ‘Highly Commended’ by Movement to Work

April 16, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

The annual Movement to Work Youth Employability Awards took place on Monday 15th April where PeoplePlus was shortlisted and selected as ‘Highly Commended’ in the ‘Partner of the Year’ category.

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April 12, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

Fair Start Scotland - We Helped 16,500 people!

New referrals to Scottish Government’s national Fair Start Scotland (FSS) employability service will cease to be taken from 31 March 2024. We're so proud to have helped 16,500 people throughout delivering the contract like David, Connor, Michael and Bolance...

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April 11, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

The Sycamore Tree at HMP Hollesley Bay

The Sycamore Tree creates a focal point and allows the men to add restorative justice pledges to its branches

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April 8, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

Fair Start Scotland's Impact on a Lone Parent's Life

Discover Bolance's inspiring journey with Fair Start Scotland as she transitions from single parenthood to professional success. Overcoming obstacles with determination and support, Bolance finds her ideal job as a Support Worker, perfectly balancing work and family life.

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The writings from a prisoner who is learning to write

March 22, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

Improving Literacy and Celebrating Difference at HMP Morton Hall

Our reading agenda looks to improve the literacy levels of people in prison, whilst working with those who have neurodivergent needs. We hear from three men with dyslexia and ADHD who learnt to read and write whilst they were at HMP Morton Hall.

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March 14, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

From Zero Confidence to Working in Hospitality

When Rosalyn was referred to Restart with PeoplePlus in Dartford she was a single mum to two children and did not feel that she was work ready. She lacked confidence and she didn’t want to join the programme initially, as she was nervous about what she could expect.

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March 14, 2024 Posted by: Sarah

A SRAG Conference Full of Firsts

The Social Recruitment Advocacy Group is off to a strong start for 2024.

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March 13, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

Understanding Pensions and Retirement Goals

When contributing to your pension you are shaping your ‘post work’ life. Understanding the key facts and knowing what you want to do when you retire can help you to get the most from your retirement.

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March 7, 2024 Posted by: Jenna

Celebrating World Book Day

7th March was World Book Day – an annual celebration of authors, illustrators, books and the joy of reading! This inspired lots of activity for our prison education teams to encourage learners to discover the joy of reading and the potential it holds for their futures.

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February 29, 2024 Posted by: Emma

Social Recruitment: What is it?

Discover how Social Recruitment is breaking barriers and connecting employers with diverse, job-ready talent from underserved communities. Dive into our article to unlock the key to enhancing your reputation, reducing re-offending, and fostering loyalty.

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February 23, 2024 Posted by: Sarah

Smart Environmental Support Services join the Social Recruitment Advocacy Group.

Welcoming Smart Environmental Support Services as they become the latest business to join the growing Social Recruitment Advocacy Group!

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February 20, 2024 Posted by: Charlotte

Finlay’s Success: Fair Start Scotland Makes a Difference

At 22, Finlay faced unemployment, homelessness, and a troubled past. But, found hope when he connected with Fair Start Scotland and his Key Worker Kevin.

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