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Refugee Week 2019: Breaking Barriers and Western Union go to Liverpool Football Club

This Refugee Week 2019, we are celebrating our fantastic partnership with Western Union and are looking back on the unique experience that they took a group of Breaking Barriers clients on last month.   Western Union is an official sponsor of Liverpool Football Club and were delighted to be...

Judy | A day where dreams came true

As a football fan, nothing can probably make you prouder than witnessing that moment of victory when your favourite player is handed the Premier League Golden Boot! I can still smell the fresh grass in that same spot where...

Breaking Barriers Celebrates Volunteers Week 2019

Every year, volunteers’ week (1-7 June) is a chance to reflect on the impact volunteers have. This year it is amazing to reflect on the size of the Breaking Barriers volunteer programme which, after the opening of a third...

Bank of America employee supporting a refugee client from Breaking Barriers with skill building for finding a job

Could Refugees Help To Solve The Post Brexit Language Skills Deficit?

Could Refugees Help To Solve The Post Brexit Language Skills Deficit? Mursal Hedayat – Contributor Brexit unquestionably demands that Britain builds its linguistic prowess in order to maintain present levels of international trade and cooperation. As an island of monoglots, losing the wealth of...

Refugees missing out on jobs in UK, say humanitarian groups

New guidelines drawn up to help employers recruit and support refugees at work Refugees are underrepresented in the UK workforce and opportunities for them to contribute to growth and better integrate in the country are being missed, humanitarians have warned....

Breaking Barriers scores a trip to Liverpool Football Club!

It was an exciting day for a group of Breaking Barriers clients as they travelled to Liverpool Football Club (LFC) thanks to our corporate partner Western Union. Western Union is an official sponsor of LFC and were delighted to...

Expocart Provides Free Roller Banner for our New Delivery Centre.

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Keep Your Head Up and Keep the Flow Rolling

Monthly Motivation |  Marsha A warm welcome to readers to the Breaking Barriers Newsletter. This is a great opportunity for me to share my experience as a proud member of Breaking Barriers. I became a client of this organization...

Presenting with Confidence with our Partner Grant Thornton

We are so grateful for all the support from our wonderful corporate partner Grant Thornton! Since the start of our partnership in 2018, Grant Thornton have supported numerous clients through co-created workshops and employment opportunities. Our last workshop ‘Presenting...

International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! We are proud to work with such inspirational refugee women to support them to achieve their employment goals. “I cannot describe how getting my first paid job in London changed me. I feel like I...

Seeing Everyday as an Opportunity

Monthly Motivation | Anthony Mofunanya This month we asked our client Anthony “what advice have you found really helpful when searching, applying and interviewing for jobs?”. Our guest writer shares advice on how to prepare for an interview and for...

Volunteer with Breaking Barriers at our new Hammersmith Centre

Do you want to help inspire someone’s life? Whilst inspiring your own? Breaking Barriers are opening a new centre in Hammersmith, so that we can support more refugees to find employment. We are looking for Advice & Guidance Volunteers...

Are you a talented fundraiser looking for an exciting new challenge?

We are looking for a senior fundraiser to join our team to help us deliver our new three-year strategy to further expand our services and help the many refugees who need our support. We consider philanthropy as a key...

Interested in working with us?

APPLY NOW Join our team and make a real difference to the lives of refugees in London The Role Opportunities to join our team as an Employment and Integration Adviser (Amharic, Dari, Farsi, Kurdish, Pashto, Tigrinya or Somali speaking)...

shado magazine launch

We were recently featured in the inaugural issue of shado, an important new magazine amplifying the voices of those at the frontline of social and cultural change. We went along to the launch party which was a fantastic night filled...