Goodwill Solutions CIO awards 1st community grant

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Beyond Recovery CIC have worked with prisoners on their journey towards release since 2014 using their Three Principles model to improve mental health and bring behavioural change to many returning citizens. However the reality of the in-prison Covid lockdown with prisoners kept in their cells for up to 23 hours a day presented a huge new challenge, their answer was … Read More

“The Good that Goodwill does”

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A new report shows the social impact of Goodwill Solutions is diverse and wide-reaching. The indicative total impact of their activities in 2016-2017 is estimated to be over £2.4m. The report, authored by the University of Northamton’s Institute for Social Innovation and Impact (ISII), considers the financial value of Goodwill Solutions’s small-scale community-led initiatives, which seek to bring about positive … Read More

FT1000 Recognition

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Goodwill Solutions has today been named in the Financial Times FT1000, which lists the 1,000 companies in Europe that have achieved the highest percentage growth in revenues between 2012 and 2015. Being recognised as one of Europe’s “innovative and fast-growing companies”, Mike Britton, founder of Goodwill Solutions CIC, said: “I am delighted that Goodwill Solutions CIC has been recognised through … Read More

Support for Hemmingwell Community and Skill Centre

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Goodwill Solutions is delighted to announce our support for the Hemmingwell Community and Skills Centre. Helping the Centre to avoid closure by guaranteeing their 2017 and 2018 finances, it can continue to support the people in its local community, which is in the 8% most disadvantaged districts in the UK. Many of our trainees have experienced difficult upbringings and challenging … Read More

Job Corps Pilot Project

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This month, our partner the University of Northampton, we launched our new Job Corps Pilot Project. Project Job Corps is a new way of uniting organisations from the private, public and third sector to support people moving into full and paid employment. Working with the Police, the Probation Trust, local charities and employers, Job Corps creates a pipeline for individuals … Read More

Big Venture Challenge Winner

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Goodwill Solutions has won The Big Venture Challenge for 2013/14! The programme is backed by the Big Lottery Fund and run by UnLtd. It helps ambitious entrepreneurs by giving them access to business support and networking opportunities and matches funding to raise investment and deliver social impact at scale. The Big Venture Challenge has made us people that investors want … Read More

Visit from Iain Duncan Smith

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Former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has praised a Northampton company that is getting ex-criminals and the long-term unemployed back into work. The Minister for Work and Pensions, along with Conservative MP for Northampton North Michael Ellis, was given a tour of Goodwill Solutions in Moulton Park. This is, for me, the best example of a business mixed with a … Read More