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Social Enterprise Recruitment Agencies - The Business Case

Date: Friday 22nd April 2016 Time: 10.00-1.00pm

Venue: Centre for Social Impact, 2nd Floor, 139 Tooley Street, London SE1 2HZ

Suitable for employers, social enterprises and funders


Exchange of information, challenges & strategies around: • UK Landscape for social enterprises providing recruitment agency services • How social enterprises can help marginalised jobseekers into employment • Business case for employers’ use of social enterprise recruitment servicesviews of Employers • Marginalised jobseekers’ challenges and successes • Informing potential funders of social enterprise recruitment agencies


10.00 - 10.15 - Registration/tea/coffee/ 10.15 - 10.30 - Welcome/Introductions – -Social Enterprise UK: Landscape for social enterprise recruitment services Liz Minns, Membership Officer 10.30 - 10.45 Social enterprise recruitment services: challenges/solutions John Blackmore, CEO Action West London, Sheila Heard, Director Transitions London CIC 10.45 - 11.15 Managing Diversity & Inclusion in hiring processes: Improving access to employment for marginalised jobseekers/role of social enterprise recruitment Kevin Bowsher, Diversity & Inclusion 11.15 - 11.30 Break with refreshments  11.30 - 12.15 Small groups: Guided discussion/exchange of issues, good practice, ways forward 12.15-12.30 Feedback/Action Planning 12.30 - 13.00 Final comments/Networking

To book: contact Sheila Heard at <[email protected]> or 020 86424431/ 07866 257421  

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