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Social mobility winners!

​Prosper4 and Bridge of Hope Careers are delighted, thrilled, chuffed and all-round cock-of-the-walk to have been Highly Commended for Social Mobility Initiative of the Year by the inaugural Britis...

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Nominated for Social Mobility

​British Diversity Awards 2022We are delighted and honoured to have been nominated in the 'Social Mobility Initiative of the Year' category for the inaugural British Diversity Awards.The awards pro...

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Coalition Culture

Why we have a passion for partnership I'm Chance, Partnership Manager for the Bridge of Hope careers portal.I’ve been involved in the third sector for a few years in one way or other, initially as ...

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A Survivor's Guide to Employment

Another grim week for unemployment figures. Not wishing to brag, but I am a leading international expert in the field of unemployment. Not through any God-given talent, best-selling books or insigh...

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Prison-leavers need a chance to become 'Returning Citizens'

I once looked back at my life and wondered if I even got a first chance let alone in need of a second one. My life started in a family where my father didn’t think I was his biological son. I exper...

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Career Changes can come at a cost

​A poll of 4,000 workers, by leading insurer Aviva, found that three in five employees planned to make career changes, ranging from a job switch to learning a new skill – a seven percentage point i...

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Young people hit hardest by Covid redundancies

They make up two-thirds of the workers laid off during Pandemic. ​It’s a tough time to be young. The latest ONS figures show that the UK unemployment rate was estimated at 4.7%, 0.8 percentage poin...

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A Post-Covid Jobs Market Looks Very Different

​The nature of recruitment in Britain is changing. It has always been tricky, but even more so during the last year with remote working forcing the move to near-ubiquitous virtual hiring. According...

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New to Bridge of Hope? Start here.

​We’re delighted to share our brand new video, with our brand new logo, on our brand new website! Our brand new website is here, thanks to the excellent work of our industry-leading partners at Vol...

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Four months of rapid growth as a Nesta semi-finalist

​The Rapid Recovery Challenge has funded progress at pace The Bridge of Hope has reached more new candidates and employers than even our most hopeful projections, in the four months since Nesta mad...

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The Power of Innovation

​How a generous grant changed the game for Bridge of HopeWe were delighted last year to be awarded a substantial grant from Innovate UK, to put new technology to good use helping marginalised peopl...

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Bridge of Hope Careers named Rapid Recovery semi-finalist

​Prosper 4's growing careers portal receives a major boostWe are thrilled that BRIDGEOFHOPE.CAREERS has been chosen by Nesta as a Rapid Recovery Challenge semi-finalist from a pool of 148 entries.A...

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Yorkshire Employability Programme

​Announcing our arrival in North YorkshireOur new Employability Project embraces theResumeWay– a pathway that supports others to prepare for, find and retain meaningful and inclusive employment thr...