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KS@YMCA: Kennedy Scott and Central YMCA today launch a new national service to support people with disabilities into work

 

Kennedy Scott and Central YMCA are launching their new DWP Specialist Employability Services (SES) contract today, 1 September.

 

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Mike Penning Visit Hemel

 

Hemel Hempstead MP “impressed”

 

On 19 August, Hemel Hempstead MP Mike Penning visited local welfare to work provider Kennedy Scott to discuss their contribution to the 19% fall in unemployment in Hemel Hempstead in the last year. 

 

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Helping the Disabled Enables Society
By CEO Teresa Scott  

 

People with disabilities face a number of barriers to employment that may be difficult for some to comprehend, not least in view of the news recently.

 


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Mandy Customer Luton  

Employment support for over 50s

 

Mandy was referred to Kennedy Scott in December 2014 by her Jobcentre Work Coach. She joined the Employment Support for the Over 50s Project. It was identified that Mandy’s barriers to employment were her lack of IT skills, low confidence, low self-esteem and being away from the labour market for a significant amount of time

 

 

 

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ALW Mandy  

Kennedy Scott "Delighted" as Luton Pair Honoured with Adult Learning Awards

 

Kennedy Scott Luton is celebrating after two of their Luton-based clients have been recognised in the Adult Learners Week Bedfordshire and Luton Awards. The pair, who have both received support from Kennedy Scott were honoured in a ceremony on Friday 19th June at the University of Bedfordshire during Adult Learners Week. 

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ERSA Awards

 

 

Kennedy Scott Business Manager Wins National Employment Services Industry Award

 

On Tuesday 16 June, Kennedy Scott Senior Business Manager, Julie Eastwood, who manages the delivery of the Government’s Work Programme in Dover and Canterbury, was presented with a National Employment Award in recognition of her commitment to learning and development.

 

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 MP Visit Dover

Elphicke celebrates Kennedy Scott triple whammy

 

Dover MP Charlie Elphicke visited local welfare to work provider Kennedy Scott's Dover office today (12/6/2015) to join them in celebrating a triple whammy of achievements, including being awarded a national contract and their centre manager being nominated for a national award.

 

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Richard Harrington MP praises the dedication of Kennedy Scott staff in Watford

 

On Friday 29 May Watford’s MP, Richard Harrington, visited Kennedy Scott, a company that provides specialist employment support to help the long term unemployed get back into work. When he was there, Richard met the centre’s staff, current and past clients, and local employers.

 

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"I have achieved a great deal from my time at Kennedy Scott, I found the programme really helpful"


Lauren was referred to Kennedy Scott in July 2014 by her Jobcentre Adviser. Lauren had been unemployed for six years and joined the Employment Support for Over 50s Project. Kennedy Scott identified that Lauren’s barriers to employment were her lack of IT skills, poor job searching skills and having been away from the labour market for a significant amount of time.

 

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Artur ALW

Overcoming barriers to secure employment

 

Artur joined the Employment Support for Adults with Mental Health Issues Project in September 2014, after being referred by his Jobcentre Disability Employment Advisor. 

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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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