Employment, Skills and Enterprise Refugee and Resettlement Scheme

The Employment, Skills and Enterprise Refugee and Resettlement scheme

The Employment, Skills and Enterprise Refugee and Resettlement scheme has now closed. This scheme provided access to employment, skills and entrepreneur support for Ukrainian residents supported through the Homes for Ukraine scheme, Afghan residents supported through the Afghan Relocations and Assistance Policy and Hong Kong BN(O) status holders who live in the London Borough of Sutton.

Whilst the scheme has now closed, Sutton residents can continue to access business and employment support through the projects below. 

Business Support

Sutton Council has appointed The Retail Group to provide free, confidential business support and guidance to businesses across the borough, funded through The UK Shared Prosperity Fund. 

You can read more about this support by visiting our business support page. If you would like to receive this free support please complete the sign-up form. For further information email SuttonBusinessSupport@theretailgroup.co.uk or send a WhatsApp to 07753 824042. If you need a translator during the session, please make The Retail Group aware at sign-up. 

Employment Support

The National Careers Service can help you understand your options and how to progress in the UK job market including:

  • A review of skills and qualifications comparable to the UK labour market
  • Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) planning session
  • UK-specific job-searching tools
  • CV and Interview support
  • Advice on training and learning opportunities
  • Free access to a wide range of employability training

You can find out more about their service by visiting the National Careers Service website.

Furthermore, the Sutton Information Hub gives information on a range of services available to residents in the borough including Employment Support.