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3 common questions about refugees answered

We often get asked the same few questions, so we thought it would be useful to put the answers to these down in one place. We get asked these 3 questions the most: What is a refugee? The UN Refugee Convention says a refugee is a person that has a well-founded “fear of being persecuted…
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5 things you didn’t know about refugees in the UK

Refugees have been forced to flee their homes for fear of death and persecution. The plight of refugees re-entered the public consciousness following mass migration as a result of the war in Syria. Here are some of the interesting things we’ve learnt through volunteering and working with refugees in the third sector. Refugees tend to…
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Skills

5 reasons to hire a refugee for your next position

1. Tap into a pool of hidden talent Refugees are often highly qualified in specific fields. A study by the Nuffield foundation shows that¬† 45% of refugees in the UK already had a qualification before arriving. Many are doctors, lawyers, technicians, and engineers, who have made enough money at home to attempt the perilous journey…
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