5 Great Initiatives Supporting Refugee Integration in the UK

Refugee Intergration

Reading Time: 3 minutes     by Katie McAdam, Sona Circle Settling into a new country can be very daunting for many refugees. Language barriers, new cultures and lack of social connections make integration a difficult process. Integration is vital not only for improving local community relationships but also for reducing the problem of social isolation among refugees. Those […]

Refugees in Entertainment

Statue of refugee, Freddie Mercury in Switzerland

Reading Time: 3 minutes     Katie McAdam, Sona Circle In 1969 Farrokh Bulsara fled Zanzibar, (modern-day Tanzania) due to the ensuing genocide of Arab and South Asian minorities. With a great songwriting talent and an impressive vocal range, he dreamed of stardom. After joining the band Queen, he changed his name and then changed the history of rock […]

6 Ways to Convince your Employer to Hire Refugees

Reading Time: 2 minutes     By Katy Cottrell, Sona Circle If you feel passionately about workplace equality and the social integration of refugees, addressing a lack of diversity in your own workspace is a great place to start. But having these types of conversations with your employers can be difficult, which is why we have created a list […]

5 Key Benefits to Hiring Refugees

Reading Time: 3 minutes     By Zoe Allen, Sona Circle Hiring refugees in your small business or start-up has a whole host of benefits that simply don’t get enough attention. Without a wide range of skills and talent, a business runs the risk of stagnating. Hiring refugee interns to access a highly motivated and diverse talent pipeline is […]