In our effort to enhance the employability prospects of local young people, we are proud to have recently signed the Good Youth Employment Charter established by Youth Employment UK.
Only 1 per cent of new parents used shared parental leave in 2018, according to research which shows that just 9,200 new parents took up shared leave in 2018 out of more than 900,000 who were eligible.
Our 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) is scheduled to be held on Thursday 5th November. Due to government guidance on COVID restrictions, the meeting will be held via Zoom and will focus on formal business only.
Thousands of job seekers throughout the Black Country are set to benefit from a new employment programme being launched on 2nd November.
The Kickstart scheme is a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality 6 month work placements for young people aged 16 to 24. Funding will cover the National Minimum Wage for 25 hours per week, plus associated employer National Insurance...
The social reality in which we live is influenced for better or for worse by our language, the words we use and the meaning we convey through them. And when we talk about disability, this is no exception to the rule.
Black Country Futures (BCF) expert delivery partner, Zebra Access, have recently provided free bite-sized deaf awareness training to their fellow partner organisations.
Not everyone is afforded the same opportunity to live a healthy life, and one of the key drivers for health inequalities are the inequalities that persist in our society at large.
According to research published this week by Lancaster University, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate socio-economic impact on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals living throughout the UK. In particular, the study highlights that members...
Our reaction to Chancellor Rishi Sunak £2bn ‘kickstart job scheme’, announced as part of his summer statement.