A new recruitment agency has been set up to help find work for ex-offenders and push them back on the straight and narrow – Birmingham Live reports.
ReConstruct Recruitment, which was launched on Thursday, was founded by a former violent offender, Ian Perkins, and his business partner Rob Halliday-Stein. Halliday-Stein already run Inside Out Ventures, a company that works prisons to provide inmates with skills needed for life on the outside.
Perkins decided to found the group after his criminal record made getting a job very difficult. “I went for a job as a litter-picker and got rejected,” he said.
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