Raising aspirations and meeting needs in our community
Skills + Employment
22% of residents in Kensington and Chelsea earn less than the London Living Wage, which is £19,890 per annum.
Trust for London 2017
We know from conversations with our business partners and through ongoing research that we face a serious skills shortage in a range of sectors including technology, hospitality, property and construction. Bringing together different parts of the borough is what we do best, and Skills + Employment is our campaign to provide those facing disadvantage the best chances to secure quality employment.
£1,600 could support a young person on a 6 week employability course and provide further support for a year
- £25,000 would support an entire cohort of 16-24 year-olds on an employability course