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24 Apr 14

Sam’s Story

At the time Sam, 23, joined the Build-it programme he was under pressure from the Jobcentre who were asking him to attend daily appointments while also threatening to take his money away because he had been unemployed for three years. “I felt depressed because they were threatening to take my money away and I was… Read more »

21 Mar 14

Our Work With Mears

Mears have become a major supporter of Build-it since launch last year. Their wide ranging support encompasses industry standard Health and Safety training, a dedicated multi-trade mentor, material donations – in addition to rolling work experience placements and access to further training and apprenticeship opportunities. Ben Whitehead, Build-it Partnerships Manager, was full of praise for… Read more »

18 Mar 14

Our Work With Keepmoat

Keepmoat, one of the first construction companies to pledge their support to Build-it, have provided a broad range of in-kind support that has now exceeded £55,000. Keepmoat’s on-going support encompasses a rich-mix of industry standard training, trade skills mentoring and material donations in addition to rolling work experience placements and access to apprenticeship opportunities. Keepmoat… Read more »