Ways into Work
Ways into Work provides high quality supported employment services to individuals and employers, matching the skills and talents of individuals with a disability or disadvantage to the business needs of employers. In 2015, the British Association for Supported Employment’ annual conference recognised and celebrated Ways into Work’s outstanding practice in the field of supported employment in the UK with the award for “team of the year”.
Our Community Enterprise has built a close working relationship with Ways into Work, which helps them to maintain their outstanding practice. Highlights include:
We worked with the Ways into Work team, enabling them to move from a local authority service to become an employee-owned social enterprise in March 2015.
Working with the Managing Director, we developed the business plan for the independent CIC and helped secure a long-term contract from RBWM
We provided operational, business development and finance management services to the new organisation, allowing the team to focus on work with clients
We helped Ways into Work CIC to win business across a wider area, successfully tendering for work in West Berkshire and Hampshire
We support Ways into Work in compliance and financial reporting for the contract with Elevate Berkshire, funded by the European Social Fund.
Contracted to provided supported employment services in Hampshire, West Berkshire and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.
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