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I’m an employer

What can we do for you?

Your business needs the best people to flourish. We can help you recruit the right staff, fill the skills gaps by training them and look after their health and wellbeing. With us, your teams will also be able to give something back to the community through our volunteering programme. All this while making sure your organisation is accessible for all – staff and customers – no matter what their needs are.

Your people

As we know the labour market inside out, we can help you through our free recruitment services. We have access to a large pool of committed candidates from all walks of life and we will work with you to understand your staffing needs to connect you with the right people for the job. 

We also host annual skills, career and apprenticeships events attended by students, young people, families and career professionals where you can showcase what you do and promote opportunities at your organisation. 

Your staff want to learn and develop, and through our apprenticeships, traineeships and training programmes we can help them achieve their ambition while growing your business.  

Your team are your biggest asset and we will help you look after them and retain them. Our health and wellbeing offer includes in work support and mental health first aid training so that your staff can feel their best.

Work and Health Programme

Disability Confident

We can help you become Disability Confident. This Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) accreditation plays a leading role in changing attitudes for the better. It promotes the advantages of employing and retaining disabled people and helps customers and other businesses identify employers who are committed to equality in the workplace.   

As Disability Confident Leader, Shaw Trust is here to help your business gain the accreditation. Often simple adjustments can make all the difference for your staff and customers.   

Disability Confident Leader

Digital accessibility

Digital accessibility means that everyone, regardless of their skills, abilities or disabilities, can access information, technology, products and services, often using assistive technology. Our Accessibility Services  social enterprise can help your organisation ensure your digital assets are fully accessible, increasing their effectiveness and reach. Our in-house digital testing team will take you through the entire process, from designing a website or app, through to product creation and launch, and finally by providing testing, technical support and consultancy. Accessible Services is unique in the marketplace employing disabled people with first-hand, lived experience of disability and assistive technology. 

Find out how your business can become digitally accessible today.

Accessible Services

Corporate Social Responsibility and social impact

Our extensive volunteering programme can bring lasting benefits to your organisation by increasing employee engagement and demonstrating your business’s social credentials, whilst using the skills of your people to help to transform the lives of our participants. You will be in good company – we work with over 30 organisations who want to make a difference too. 

You can also support Shaw Trust’s fundraising activities by working with our shops through donations of goods, organising staff collection days or setting up a staff clothing bank. 

By working with us, you will help to transform someone’s life.

Social Impact