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What We Do

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What We Do

Our purpose is to help one million people transform their lives each year. We help people gain an education, enter work, develop their career, improve their wellbeing or rebuild their lives. We also work with businesses to help recruit the best staff, for free, and to make the companies more accessible.

As a charity we add value to everything we do by investing back into the people and communities we support.

Our work focuses on seven areas:


What can we do for you?

I’m an employer

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.

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I’m a school, college, training provider

Whether your school has been running for years or you’re about to open your doors to hungry for education students, we can help you get things right. We work with learners of all ages, leaders and teachers to transform the quality and impact of education in early years, schools and in prisons.

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I’m a commissioner

Shaw Trust works as a prime provider, subcontractor and joint venture partner: our service delivery models are individually built using the right partnerships to best support our clients’ needs.

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I’m an individual

Whether you need help accessing education, finding and keeping the right job, developing your career, or you want to get healthy and well, we are here for you.

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