The New Futures Network is a specialist part of the prison service designed to help employers hire prisoners and ex-offenders on day release or once they are released from prison.
Hiring prisoners and ex-offenders offers a number of benefits for businesses, including:
- Filling skills gaps.
- Access to job-ready candidates.
- Lower recruitment costs.
- Reduced staff absence.
- Increased staff retention.
- The chance to make a difference.
The New Futures Network includes a range of resources for employers, including a guide to employing prisoners and case studies. It also helps employers to find the best option for the business, and learn from other organisations that have benefited from the programme.
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