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Our Story so far...

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2013

Our first ever shops open in Sittingbourne and Bromborough to support our mission.

We launch the Opportunity Partnership, led by HSBC, to help get 25,000 young people into work or training

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2012

Innovative Getting Families Ready for Work programme extended to third year.

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2011

Coalition government launches the Work Programme, reflecting payment by results policy Tomorrow's People has long argued for.

Praxis, research and innovation unit, launched to test new solutions to unemployment.

Independent report estimates every £100 spent on Tomorrow's People programmes benefits society by £240.

Heathfield Works! launched to offer a lifeline to unemployed young people in isolated rural communities.

ThinkForward, pioneering programme with Private Equity Foundation to improve work prospects of young people while still in school, launched.

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2010

Innovative programme supporting entire workless families launched in Maidstone.

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2008

Kennington Flower Stall social enterprise launched In2Work pilot launched with Metropolitan Police to offer a better future to gang members.

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2006

Pilot scheme launched to put employment advisers in GP surgeries.

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2005

Tomorrow's People becomes a fully independent charitable trust.

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2004

20th Anniversary: independent evaluation estimates the work of Tomorrow's People has benefited society by well over £450m.

Working It Out, life-changing 16-week programme for young people, launched.

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2003

Getting Out to Work launched, providing one-to-one support to ex-offenders.

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2000

Groundbreaking initiative, Getting London Working, launched.

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1998

Tomorrow's People-inspired New Deal programme launched under New Labour.

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1995

GrandMet Trust renamed Tomorrow's People.

New Steps young people's programme piloted in east London.

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1993

Launched first national Awards for Achievement.

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1990

Pioneered the introduction of a Jobclub to First Foyer, one of London's major homelessness centres.

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1987

First adult training scheme established in Ferguslie Park Estate, Scotland.

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1984

GrandMet Trust established in the wake of inner city unrest across the UK to tackle long-term unemployment.