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Latest news

We want to be open with our community and keep you up to date with what we're doing to support and empower you.

Mental health awareness week – being kind

Being kind is important to mental health - find out how you can practise kindness while working from home in our latest news update.

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Supporting our community’s career goals

We're looking at the ways Foothold career support can help you secure that role you've been wishing for.

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Mental health support during the coronavirus pandemic

We're making sure our community of engineers and their families get the mental health support they need.

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Financial support for engineering community during the coronavirus crisis

We're supporting our community of IET members and their families affected by coronavirus. Here's how.

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Launching sleep support in partnership with Sleepstation

It's time to wake up and start taking sleep seriously. We're launching our new partnership with Sleepstation on World Sleep Day.

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New annual report and our impact

July 2018 - June 2019 saw a lot of changes for our organisation. Here are some of the key take-aways from our latest annual report.

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Our new website is here!

We're excited to announce the new Foothold website - full of actionable advice, guides and support information.

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ACO One Day Changes Lives campaign

One Day Changes Lives – ACO campaign

We're supporting ACO's One Day Changes Lives campaign

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woman using legal and money advice app on her phone

Legal support update – we’re working on an app!

Our legal support is a useful service that allows people to talk to legal experts about anything that they need advice on.

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Your stories

sharon becoming a carer
The way we have dealt with the last 12 months is with a positive attitude, laughter and not being afraid to ask for help. Sharon Monelle View story