An ACH employee being interviewed by the press about refugees


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Matthew Rogers, Marketing & Communications Officer 
Email: / Tel: 0117 941 5339.

Organisations and charities seeking to make the most of Bristol’s diverse talent pool can draw on experience from pioneers in the field at a free event. With turbulent times facing the public sector, it has never been more important to have the right staff, capable of maximising productivity and decision-making. Keynote speakers include founder of Gapsquare Dr Zara Nanu and Richard Thickpenny of ACH, a social enterprise working to resettle refugees.

How can businesses best access the skills of refugees in the West Midlands?

That’s the topic for discussion at a roundtable discussion event being held in Birmingham by ACH / Himilo on 20 September, 2018.

Integrating young refugees in Bristol

How ACH is working with UK Youth and Starbucks to help young refugees in Bristol into employment. ITV West Country filmed one of the classes and interviewed Hikmatyar about his experience as a young refugee in the city.

Government housing proposals for supported housing could destabilise the entire sector. Article by Jasmin Gray in the Huffington Post.

Naomi from our Support Team went on Ujima Radio to talk about all things ACH, including our annual Bristol Refugee Festival bike ride and the ARIVE project.

How ACH has partnered with Starbucks and Co-op to get our tenants — including resettled refugees — into work.

How winning the Positive Social Impact Award at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards 2017 put us on the map

ACH is partnering with the Engine Shed and Barton Hill Settlement to bring Bristol and Bath’s established business support ecosystem into under-represented communities.

How ACH is working with UK Youth and Starbucks to help young refugees in Bristol into employment