Only A Pavement Away, the industry charity aiding prison leavers, veterans and those facing homelessness find employment in the hospitality sector, has announced the charity has reached the impressive milestone of placing 300 members into work since the charity’s founding, 5 years ago. 

This news comes as Only A Pavement Away welcomes hospitality recruitment platform, onboard as the charity’s first Events & Campaigns partner. 

Ongoing support from forward thinking businesses such as has been vital in Only A Pavement Away placing 300 members and will be fundamental in the charity achieving its long term goal of dramatically ramping up over the next 5 years and placing 5,000 people into meaningful employment over this timeframe. 

In turn, partnering with Only A Pavement Away in its essential work forms an important strategic pillar for in its mission to empower hospitality employers to hire from more diverse talent pools.

Kathy Dyball, Brand Director,, said “Working with Only A Pavement Away has always been an obvious decision for us as the charity’s purpose aligns perfectly with our values. Nurturing an inclusive workplace and engaging talent in underrepresented groups is crucial for the success of the sector, and is committed to continuing to support hospitality leaders in achieving this goal. Formalising our partnership with Only A Pavement Away is a vital step in our mission to promote the value of hiring a broad range of talent in hospitality, from experienced hires to entry level roles.”

Greg Mangham, CEO & Founder of Only A Pavement Away, has long been a great supporter of Only A Pavement Away and I’m delighted the team has now formalised this partnership.” 

“With the help of, we will be able to more effectively campaign and deliver compelling events that bring the industry together to aid prison leavers, veterans and those facing homelessness. Only A Pavement Away is a young charity but an ambitious one, and the support offered by over the next 2 years will be monumental in reaching our long-term goals. Thank you!”