Unleashing untapped assets for employment support

There are assets within our communities – unused buildings and spaces; people’s knowledge and experience; people’s time –  which if effectively harnessed can be powerful tools to support people into employment. Experts by experience, for example, are more widely used in fields such as health, but are largely overlooked in employment. It’s one of the most exciting fields, since it can have an impact not just on employment but also on local economic growth, community spirit and the environment. Taking assets in the broadest sense, we’ve brought together some of the best examples here.