Working with Fresh Start Community Housing

Employers are increasingly finding it harder to recruit and retain employees with the right skills, which is a direct threat to business growth and competitiveness.

To counteract this, businesses must consider sourcing talent differently, and access the untapped pool of talent on their doorstep.

Harnessing the skills of local refugee and BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) communities is the answer to addressing these skills shortages.

Don’t be scared by cultural differences or your organization’s lack of knowledge in this area – ACH can help. Established 2008, our award-winning social enterprise has offices in Bristol, Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Shadwell.

Fresh Start Community Housing is our training subsidiary, providing career advice, training and support to 2,500 people in the West of England and the West Midlands each year to help them access jobs and build careers.

Through Fresh Start Community Housing, employers including First West of England and Starbucks partner with us to access work-ready talent from these overlooked communities; recruiting the diverse workforce they need to remain competitive.

How we can help

Our specialism is pre-employment sourcing and training of potential candidates to get you the right employees with the right skills.