AfCD will bring over 15 years of experience at service delivery and meeting client needs. Be a good delivery partner to any lead organisation or consortium as it has been doing with working with the likes of A4e, Career Development Group, Shaw Trust, NHS Trust, DWP and SEETEC to mention but a few. AfCD has accreditations, policies and the manpower and infrastructures to delivery on any service level agreement (SLA) its sign up to. AfCD can also serve a lead partner should the opportunity present itself as we have done with some time past and currently doing with Delight Outreach, Multi Sport Academy London and Haven Social Care to mention but a few.
ATN, a registered charity, is interested in acting both as a lead and a delivery partner. ATN has 16 years experience in both roles in a wide range of 76 Skills for Life, vocational skills and employability projects. ATN currently delivers two large ESF SFA adult skills contracts and the ESF Community Work Placements Project as a delivery partner.
ATN has spare room capacity in its five delivery premises in Ealing, Hounslow, Hillingdon, Barking and Newham and has excellent QA and MI systems including a proactive and problem solving approach in meeting KPIs, which it can share in a partnership.
Pan London Charity supporting older people’s organisations and campaigning to improve their quality of life.
Coordination of Age UKs across London engaged in employability support for those over the age of 50 years
Experience and expertise of pan London project management
ASDAN is a pioneering curriculum development organisation and awarding body, offering programmes and qualifications that explicitly grow skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life. Developed and managed by practitioners, ASDAN grew out of research work at the University of the West of England in the 1980s and was formally established as an educational charity in 1991. ASDAN’s charitable purpose is: “The advancement of education, by providing opportunities for all learners to develop their personal and social attributes and levels of achievement through ASDAN awards and resources, and the relief of poverty, where poverty inhibits such opportunities for learners.” A charitable fund offering grants is in place to support ‘the relief of poverty’.
Years of experience working with disadvantaged, hard to engage and long term unemployed individuals, such as those who are homeless, have mental physical or health needs, young NEET, ex-offenders, etc. Provision of an individual tailor-made, person centred holistic intervention approach. We carry out an in-depth assessment of need, that not only takes into account the vocational needs but also any other issues/barriers the individual may have that blocks his/her progress into future employment Our performance in securing health, well-being and employment outcomes for disadvantaged groups has been praised by government agencies and funders alike.
Belina are specialists in supporting lone parents get back to work. education and training, using our programme Get Ready for Work GRoW. 90% of the people we work with are women, 70% from BAME communities. We offer focused, enjoyable, structured group sessions and IAG – with crèche. Key strengths: engagement and retention: We work with children’s centres across London to engage people. We have a documented 85% retention rate. Independent evaluation tracked parents over 5 programmes: 75% responded: 30% moved into work within a year; 24% were volunteering, in full time education or training; 45% went on to work with an adviser to support them into work. We go to where parents are – their local community. We have hubs in Newham, Hammersmith and Lewisham – and can work in any London Borough. Highly commended at the national employability awards for innovative services for parents.
We are a not for profit cycling social enterprise. We have put that we are pan London as we work and can work all over London. However we have our main bases in Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest and Hammersmith.
We are a not for profit social enterprise focused on creating a more diverse cycling community, improving mechanical skills and developing greener businesses.
We are able to run All Ability Clubs or Cycling for Health programmes.
We are also able to train people to become bike mechanics. We have an excellent record of supporting people into work, with around half of our trainees going on to find work.
Body & Soul can bring 18 years of experience working with one of the most excluded, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations in the UK: children, teenagers and young people living with and affected by HIV. Our holistic programming addresses the multi-dimensional barriers to productivity experienced by this group. And our expertise in delivering integrated care, early intervention, outreach work and service provision will be of undoubtable value.
We are a social enterprise whose sole objective is to improve entrepreneurship amongst communities with low income offering affordable online training and coaching solutions in business start-up and digital online business start-up resources.
We have technical specialist resources for BAME and Women (lone parents etc.) that we believe compliment mainstream solutions.
We have proven successful experience working hard to reach BAME communities, offering tailor made solutions to enhance their economic activity. Our flexible start-up business programmes is culturally sensitive and robust to meet Black African and Afro Caribbean employment needs. Our strong understanding of the culture and the problems many of the women have experienced migrating to the UK, against the backdrop of our own personal experience of overcoming these challenges , put us in a competitive position to influence, inspire and motivate potential beneficiaries to change their paradigm and take steps to gain invaluable employment. Please read testimonials on website.
BITC is The Prince’s Network for responsible business. We have over 800 member companies (including over 50% of the FTSE 100). Those companies engage with us to create a fairer and more sustainable future for everyone – especially the most disadvantaged. We deliver and broker programmes as well as being a convener of businesses. Our key priorities are Employability. Enterprise, Education and the Environment.