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Lizzie Lee

Elizabeth Lee talks about her role as an Employment Consultant for Kennedy Scott

 

I'm Lizzie, 25, and I work as an Employment Consultant for Kennedy Scott. My job's purpose is to help disadvantaged and long term unemployed people in the community back into sustainable employment.

 

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Kennedy Scott Awarded RoSPA Gold  

 

Kennedy Scott have achieved their second gold award in four months.

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Kennedy Scott to deliver the government’s new nationwide Specialist Employment Scheme to help disabled people into work

 

Pre-employment Services firm Kennedy Scott have today been awarded a prime contract to deliver the Government’s new Specialist Employment Scheme to help disabled people into work.

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 Birmingham Customer

“I feel I have a positive future and that I have genuine support to turn to if and when I need it.”

 

Sadie, 49, was referred to Kennedy Scott through the job centre in January 2015 following a spell of unemployment lasting over 9 months.

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Teresa Scott  

Jobseekers are people, not just statistics


Every month, the Government publishes the latest figures on UK un-employment.

 

In January there was good news.

 

Dropping by 5.8% in three months, statistics showed that the unemployment rate had fallen to its lowest level for more that six years with less that two million people being described as unemployed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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The only secret to succeeding as a woman entrepreneur

 

Teresa Scott is the founder of Kennedy Scott, a company that specializes in helping the long-term unemployed to find work. She is a woman who truly overcame the odds when starting her business. This is her number one secret to success.

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Kennedy Scott recognised as an Investor in People

 

Kennedy Scott, a pre-employment training and development company that delivers the government's Work Programme has been awarded the Investors in People Gold standard, joining the top 7% of accredited organisations across the UK who believe in realising the potential of their people.

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Dover Awards Staff Award

"More people need to know about the Work Programme"

 

Natalie Jones, 33, is an Employment Consultant in Kennedy Scott’s Dover centre and she was recently awarded the ‘Progression and Dedication Award’ at the training and development company’s 25 year anniversary.

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Charlie Elphicke MP sends a letter of thanks to Kennedy Scott

 

Charlie Elphicke MP has sent a formal letter of thanks to Kennedy Scott after he attended the Dover centre's 25 year celebration event on Friday 30 January.

 

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      Canterbury 25 Years                     

Brazier hails Kennedy Scott’s “record of success” in Canterbury unemployment turnaround

 

On Friday 6 February 2015 Canterbury MP Julian Brazier and the Lord Mayor of Canterbury Cllr Ann Taylor joined staff, customers and employers to celebrate local Work Programme provider Kennedy Scott’s 25th anniversary.

 

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Dover 25 Years

MP praises Kennedy Scott for getting local people back to work for the second time this month

 

On Friday 30 January 2015 local MP Charlie Elphicke joined staff, customers and employers to celebrate local Work Programme provider Kennedy Scott’s 25th anniversary.

 

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Guildford 25 Years

MP praises Kennedy Scott for getting local people back to work    

 

On Friday 9 January 2015 local MP Anne Milton and the Lord Mayor of Guildford Cllr. David Elms joined staff, customers and local employers to celebrate local Work Programme provider Kennedy Scott’s 25th anniversary.

 

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Worthing 25 Years

 

 

Worthing MP Sir Peter Bottomley hails Kennedy Scott’s role in “quiet revolution in local employment”

 

On Friday 12 December Worthing West MP Sir Peter Bottomley joined Kennedy Scott staff, customers and local employers to celebrate the local Work Programme provider’s 25th anniversary and to see first-hand the training and support it offers to help the long-term unemployed.

 

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Damian Collins MP praises the "unsung heroes of falling unemployment" in Folkestone


On Friday 14 November 2014 local MP Damian Collins and Deputy Mayor Cllr. Emily Arnold joined staff, customers and local employers to celebrate local Work Programme provider Kennedy Scott’s 25th anniversary.

 

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GNS Robert

 

Persistence pays!

Robert, was referred to Kennedy Scott’s Canterbury centre in April 2013. Robert has severe learning difficulties, and this was his main barrier to employment.

 

 

 

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Teresa Scott                                                                                                  

More help is needed to find work for those leaving the Armed Forces

 

In the UK over 20,000 people leave the Armed Forces for "Civvy Street" each year. This can be a challenging period.

 

 

 

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Louise

"Working was all I knew, it was my life, and I felt like it had ended"

 

According to the Mental Health Foundation around a quater of the population will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year, with mixed anxiety and depression being the most common mental disorder in Britain. So it is no surprise that the NHS claim almost 50% of long-term absences from work are due to mental health issues. Is self-employment a better option for those that suffer from poor mental health? Louise, 32, shares her story.

 

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One size does not fit all - It's an individual approach that gets Work Programme customers back to work

 

The Work Programme is about getting the hardest to help back to work. We’ve been delivering it across the South East for four years, and other welfare to work pre-employment training programmes for twenty-five.

 

 

 

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Jake

 

 

 

 

Jake Brown: From customer to Kennedy Scott employee


I joined the Kennedy Scott Work Programme a few months after leaving College where I had studied and achieved a National Diploma in Media. On completion of my Diploma I had no direction, I didn’t know what I really wanted to do, which led me to apply for any job role going.

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What Not To Do

What NOT to do at interview

Kennedy Scott's top tips that you might want to follow at interview stage to ensure you do not jeopardize your job opportunity.

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Employer testimonial- Best Western Cumberland Hotel, Harrow

 

Paul (Business Manager) contacted me to arrange a meeting, where he came and spoke about Kennedy Scott and what they do. I was very impressed with Paul as an individual and the organisation was professional.

 

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Ongoing relationships that work    

 

Kennedy Scott's success lies in our long term relationships with both customers and employers.

 

As a company we are proud to be deeply rooted in the communities we work in- our Camberley customer centre staff live in Camberley and really understand the employment challenges faced by local people and businesses.

 

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25 years as CEO at Kennedy Scott- Teresa Scott MBa        

 

There have been many highlights from my 25 years as CEO of Kennedy Scott but one sticks in my mind:-


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