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A new charity, Only A Pavement Away (OAPA), will celebrate its official launch with a House of Commons reception on World Homeless Day (10 October 2018). Heather Wheeler, Minister for Housing and Homelessness, will be in attendance to give a speech explaining her...read more
Greg Magham from Only A Pavement Away was interviewed by Dan Whitehead from Sky News regarding the homeless offered fast-track jobs in hospitality. Read the full interview...read more
Only A Pavement Away was mentioned by Lord Smith of Hindhead in a debate regarding homelessness. Herewith his contribution in the debate: Lord Smith of Hindhead (Con) My Lords, I too thank the noble Baroness, Lady Smith, for introducing this important and...read more
Another big step forward for our prisoner reintegration strategy as OAPA will be working with and supporting George Vestey DL, The High Sheriff of Suffolk in helping those leaving prison find a job in hospitality.read more
The Archer Trust has donated £2000.00 to the OAPA programme. The Archer Trust was set up in 1994 in memory of Ronnie Archer, who rose through the ranks of Unilever to become Vice-Chairman.read more
Over 300 businesses across the UK are benefitting from employing prisons and employing ex-offenders. Read more about how you can unlock opportunity to fill your vacancies in the new Ministry of Justice employer...read more
Only a Pavement Away: Creating an effective conduit between employers in the hospitality industry and organisations supporting the homeless, ex-offenders and ex-service personnel. We are helping individuals reintegrate back into society through employment...read more
A new, nationwide charity, Only a Pavement Away (OAPA) (http://onlyapavementaway.co.uk), has been established to work with licensed hospitality, connecting companies to a rich vein of potential employees as the pool of talent from Europe continues to...read more
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