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We are the umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in Southwark. We support charities, community groups and individuals through capacity building, networks and training.

Supporting Refugees into Employment

  • Start: 15th September, 2022 @ 4:00PM
  • End: 15th September, 2022 @ 5:00PM
  • Online event

This online event from Beam and ERSA will explore best practices and approaches to supporting refugees through employment

This will bring together practitioners from across the corporate, public and social sectors to share best practices around supporting refugees into employment and collectively problem-solve on some of our greatest barriers to success.

Chaired and hosted in partnership with ERSA and Beam this event is open to everyone interested in supporting refugees through employment, and offers a great chance to network with others involved in supporting refugees.

Chairs: Elizabeth Taylor, CEO, ERSA and Seb Barker, COO, Beam

Session content

  • Through an interview with a beneficiary, Beam will showcase how they support refugees
  • Hiring refugees – lessons from an employer Nina Allard, Global Head of Pret Foundation, Pret A Manger
  • Learn how a local council is supporting refugees
  • How is DWP is responding to the recent refugee crisis?
  • Q&A

Contact the events team on events@ersa.org.uk if you have anything you’d like to share or discuss.