Imagine fleeing the UK and seeking safety in another country. After 6 months you are allowed to work, but, as a electrician, nurse, or business owner, you are far from your networks of friends, family and work.

Where would you start?

Employers can play an instrumental role in enabling refugees to rebuild their work lives.

The unemployment rate for refugees is at least 18%, three times higher than the UK-born population. However with the right support, refugees and employers have much to offer each other.

Returner Project for refugee professionals and employers

If you have skills shortages, we have candidates who could help you meet these. Find out more about our pilot Returner Project for skilled refugee professionals returning to their career:

Returner project for employers

Mentoring Project

Can you offer opportunities for people to gain knowledge or experience?

Work experience, shadowing, vocational mentoring or workshops can be invaluable in helping people to navigate career routes in the UK. These could be one off opportunities or ongoing. We will work with you to set these up and support the client.

Refugee awareness sessions

We’d love to share our knowledge and experience with employees, volunteers or other stakeholders. Could this be beneficial for your teams?

Please contact us to find out more or to discuss how  we could work together.

Useful links

Business in the Community report providing guidance on how to employ refugees Tapping Potential

A CSR professional’s perspective on inclusive recruitment practices for refugees