Misconceptions about mental health prevent service leavers getting a civvy job

SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity reveals that mental health stigma still a deterrent to hiring service leavers in the UK workforce Nearly a half (46%) of recruiters* would worry about hiring a service leaver in case they had mental health issues Over a third (31%) of recruiters would feel reluctant to hire someone who…

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Metro Mayor unveils university business advice centre for companies in West Midlands

West Midlands Mayor Andy Street unveiled details of a brand new business advice centre to be hosted by Birmingham City University (BCU). The new centre will offer free help and support to companies from across the region, including advice about how to secure millions of pounds in government grants. The Mayor, a former…

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