We were delighted to see the latest MOJ release that some of the UK’s biggest and most progressive companies have deepened their commitment to get people in prison into work on release, and that this has played a pivotal role in the rising numbers of prison leavers in employment 6 months after release - almost two thirds between April 2021 and March 2022, from 14 per cent to 23 per cent. According to government statistics, reoffending is reduced by up to nine percentage points for those who...
Faiza Khan MBE
Director of Corporate Affairs & Foundation
Faiza leads a core team across public affairs, communications, and policy to maximise social purpose and business impact at City & Guilds.
Previously she was the Director of Engagement & Insight for The National Lottery Community Fund and Director of Policy and Communications for Paul Hamlyn Foundation.
She has extensive experience drawn from working with many organisations to help overcome societal and systemic barriers to widen opportunities for all.
The latest stories from Faiza Khan MBE on the City & Guilds Foundation website:
£150k of funding to grass root charities who are supporting the refugee community
Like most organisations, we were incredibly distressed to see what was happening in Ukraine earlier this year. Given the City & Guilds Foundation’s focus on supporting people who face barriers to develop skills, we knew we had to do something to support not only Ukrainian refugees, but the wider refugee population too. Over the past six months, my teams have been working behind the scenes to understand the real situation faced by refugees, and to identify organisations who we could partner...