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Marks & Spencer's ‘Marks & Starts’ programme.

5 October 2018

The Marks & Start placement programme is a 2 or 4 week placement aimed at participants who may struggle with the formal interview process required to gain employment within the retail environment.

The structure programme provides participants with the opportunity to gain skills and knowledge required to work in a retail environment. It also allows participants the opportunity to demonstrate their current skills without having to go through the formal recruitment process.

Attached is an Advisor leaflet that provides an overview of the programme.

Other information:

  • The placement is unpaid and therefore does not affect participants benefits
  • The programme is fully funded by the employer therefore there is no conflict in funding making the programme accessible to all
  • Marks & Spencer pay participants travel expenses.

A workshop will be held on Thursday 11th October at 1.30pm in our Edinburgh Branch, address 22-24 Earl Grey St, West End, Edinburgh EH3 9BN. Please e-mail details of your clients who will attend to Lillian Boyd lillian.boyd@remploy.co.uk. There will be a range of start dates throughout October.

Lillian Boyd has scheduled a conference call on Thursday 11th & Friday 12 October at 9am for anyone that has any questions about the programme, dial in details; Call: 020 3956 2503 PIN: ‪587 775# If you have any queries please contact Lillian Boyd lillian.boyd@remploy.co.uk.