Employability: Bringing the bar-riers down

An initiative between industrial manufacturing firm Jablite and HM Prison (HMP) Ford is revealing the benefits of an enlightened approach to those detained at Her Majesty’s pleasure.

A survey commissioned by the DWP in 2016 found that 50% of employers would not consider employing an ex-offender, regardless of the offence or sentence received. With the UK’s prison population standing at more than 84,000 that equates to a lot of people, whose lives are plagued by unemployment. Despite job vacancies in the economy standing at more than 800,000, few...

To continue reading this article you need to be registered with Recruiter . Registration is FREE and only takes minutes. Register here or sign in below if you already have an account.

Already registered? Login

Don't have an account?

Register for FREE today to access all premium online content and select your email preference.

We're here to help

If you have queries about accessing premium content, contact a Recruiter sidekick at mysidekick@recruiter.co.uk for more information or call +44 (0) 208 950 9117.

We know that our industry is experiencing financial growth, but the challenge is keeping up with that by attracting and retaining the best recruitment talent.

Apprenticeships and your business

We know that our industry is experiencing financial growth, but the challenge is keeping up with

Get the fundamentals of recruitment right before over-investing in technology

The only degree-level qualification in recruitment

This highly respected qualification provides the insight, practical skills and knowledge senior r

IRP: Q&A

What’s your best story about transforming someone’s life? 

20 March 2018

IRP: What I know

Best candidate story 

20 March 2018
Top