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Case studies

Breaking Barriers: How the CFO Activity Hub Secured Participant's First Job

BC was referred to the Hub in 2022, two years into a Youth Referral Order. Learn how we helped him find his first ever job.

Stephen Reunited with His Family Thanks to the Restart Scheme

A Liverpool man has been reunited with his wife and children after receiving support from the Restart Scheme.

Aarron is Supported by IPES into a Job that Fits His Life Like a Glove

Aarron, based in Hyde, was looking for work. He had been having trouble finding a role that suited him due to multiple complex health conditions and learning difficulties. He was referred to Intensive Personalised Employment Support (IPES) and this is when things started to change for the better.

The Restart Scheme Helps Scott Build Self-Employment Success

A Rotherham man who was out of work for two years has achieved his dream of being self-employed after the Restart Scheme helped him to set up his own business.

Winning Ways Proves Good Fit for Bryn

Bryn was referred to The Growth Company’s wellbeing services by his probation officer earlier this year. He was finding life difficult following his conviction and needed some support to regain his confidence to access mental health support.

The Restart Scheme Causes a Complete Turnaround for Neil's Business

Neil was referred to the Restart Scheme at the end of 2021. Over the years, he had suffered with mental health issues and many people in his life had let him down. We supported Neil and his business, improving his confidence along the way.

The Restart Scheme Finds Sarah the “Perfect Job” after Just 2 Meetings

Sarah began her journey on the Restart Scheme at our Salford branch. She had been self-employed prior to the pandemic and was keen to continue in a similar role. Find out how we supported her into her ideal career.

Sam Takes First Step on the Career Ladder Thanks to the Restart Scheme

Sam joined the Restart Scheme back in October 2021. After leaving education nine years ago, he became a stay-at-home dad. As a single father to two young children, Sam’s main barrier to work was childcare. With the support of Restart, he took his first steps on the career ladder.

Armed Forces Spotlight: How the Restart Scheme Helped Anthony Return to Normal Life

Our employment services are designed to give support on an individual basis, making what we offer specific to the needs of each person we work with, with the aim to remove any barriers to work and find them sustainable and meaningful employment.

Winning Ways Helps John Get His Confidence Back

When referred to the GC Personal Wellbeing service, John lived in basic accommodation supplied by the Home Office. He did not have friends in the community and had no money to visit his 12-year-old son. This often left John feeling isolated and vulnerable.

Invited to Interview After 20 Minutes - Sean's New Job Start

Sean was referred to the Restart Scheme by his Job Centre Plus coach after asking if there were any schemes that could help him return to employment. Find out how we helped Sean find a job after a difficult few years.

Amodu Returns to Work Through the Restart Scheme

The Restart Scheme returns Amodu to work through continuous support, referrals, and help with preparation for interviews.