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27 September 2021

For National Inclusion Week we are launching our 8th Returners Programme – Back2businessship 2022

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Join us on the 2022 Back2businessship Marketing Communications Returners Programme during the weeks of 7th & 14th March 2022 in  Central London.


Are you a Media, Marketing or Communications/PR professional who has taken time out of your career for caring reasons?

Are you now looking to get back into the workplace?

If so, the Back2businessship programme, now in its 8th year, could be a great programme to help you launch an entry back into your career.

The programme is exclusively for Returners who have over a decade of experience in marketing, media, PR and communications and over 3 years out of the workplace to raise a family or for other caring responsibilities.  We are particularly looking for applicants from minority ethnic & lower socio-economic backgrounds.  

The intensive 6 day Re-orientation Back-to-work Programme includes modules on personal development, job searching  and marketing and communications sector skills. Highlights include changes and progress in the world of work including digital, social media & creative, data analytics, along with the myths & reality of AI in Marketing.

There will be a range of coaching and training sessions led by industry professionals as well as case studies and presentations by inspirational individuals who have returned to the workplace successfully after a career break.

The final day of the Re-orientation Back-to-work Programme features our renowned   ‘company speed dating’ session where up to 30 representatives from top Companies attend to meet delegates.


The 6 day Re-orientation Back-to-work Programme will run in Central London in Farringdon* for 6 days over 2 weeks from 9:30 to 14.30 / 16.30

Monday 7th March (14.30), Wednesday 9th March, Thursday 10th March

and Monday 14th March, Wednesday 16th March, Thursday 17th March (14.30).

Applicants must be available for all days for the full timetable. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and hold a valid work permit.


A place on the programme is free.

The programme is delivered and financially supported by f1 recruitment ltd with match funded financial support from our Associates.


To apply for a place please send a short covering email of no more than 350 words telling us about your most recent  5 years work experience (pre career break),  what you hope to get from attending our programme and a bit about your ambitions for your career in the future:


Please add a note and supporting information to your application if your total household income is less then £30,000 per annum and you would like to be considered for our Bursary scheme which is designed to help cover some of your travel and childcare costs to attend the programme.


The final deadline for applications is Monday 10th January 2022. But get ahead and apply now.

Many delegates from Back2businessship over the last 5 years are now back working in either permanent career roles, are contracting or have decided to set up their own small consultancies. All have moved their careers forward since the programme. Please click back2businessship2022 to find out more.

( *There is no car parking available

Partners for 2022 Programme