It was fantastic to work together with a team of female staff from KPMG UK Birmingham office on Wednesday 22nd June supporting a group of ladies from a Birmingham based domestic violence refuge. Aspirations for the employment day organised with KPMG was to help the ladies, who were also mothers with young children, to prepare to move forward in their lives, regain their independence and employment after fleeing domestic violence. A safe space The day at our centre was a safe
WE'VE GOT A BUS!!! Thanks to an awesome bus donation from National Express Bus Suited for Success will soon be going on the road with our very own bus to support the unemployed in communities across Birmingham that has some of the highest levels of unemployment in the UK. Over the summer we’ll be rolling our sleeves up for an exciting collaborative project to convert the retired bus with the help and support from a number of construction companies, also businesses offering pr
Great to see our CEO Patricia as a guest on Channel 4's Steph's Packed Lunch live show on Thursday 9th June talking about our work supporting the unemployed into employment by providing FREE job interview clothing and workwear using preloved clothing donations. The whole show was themed around the rising cost of living with all guests and contributors talking about their experiences, asking advice or features about the support available around the country. It was also great t
We had such a fantastic evening celebrating our 5th birthday on 27th April. It was really lovely to see so many of our amazing volunteers, business supporters, staff and trustees filling the room celebrating our journey so far. We also loved sharing our exciting plans and aspirations for the next 5 years as we look forward to continuing to level the playing field and support more people into employment. Suited for Success really wouldn't happen without our amazing supporters.
We are grateful beyond words to Arnold Clark for the incredibly generous donation of a charity car lease for the last 18 months to support our work. From collecting large clothing donations and attending job fairs, to helping us to get out and about doing pop-up workshop days and employment events in communities across the West Midlands. Having the car has made such a huge difference to our work especially as our work increased over the last 6 months. The car lease ended on 2
As the recruitment for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games jobs continues to pick up pace, it was great to work with the OCS Group UK Group team to host a Commonwealth Games employment day at Suited for Success on Wednesday 19th May. Our centre was buzzing all day supporting the unemployed who live in communities close to the Utilita Arena Birmingham venue helping people to apply for available jobs including cleaners and security roles. Attendees were able to meet the OCS