iSE & Witton Lodge offer new work, wellbeing and enterprise programme

iSE and Witton Lodge Community Association are now delivering a new ESF-funded employment and enterprise programme called the WOWED project — which stands for World of Work, Wellbeing and Enterprise Development.

The project offers:

  • Basic skills support
  • Confidence/assertiveness training
  • Finance skills and personal budgeting skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Employability support
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Enterprise awareness workshops
  • Business start-up support (both private and social enterprise)
  • Business skills


To be eligible for the programme clients must live in the GBSLEP area, be unemployed and have the right to work in the UK. The focus is on disadvantaged groups including those who are long-term unemployed, women, the over-50s, BAME groups.

How to make referrals to the project: Check that the person is unemployed and please send details (full name, phone number and postcode) by email to Kirsty Palmer, Women’s Enterprise & Community Hub manager at iSE.

Marketing materials will be available shortly.

Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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