Situ has been selected as the UK recommended accommodation provider for Talent Beyond Boundaries, a global not-for-profit organisation focused on unlocking skilled migration pathways for refugees mainly based in Jordan and Lebanon and expanding to other sources in 2022.
Working in conjunction with accredited members of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP), Situ will be recommended as the partner to discuss the immediate accommodation requirements for the refugees as they arrive to start work in the UK.
Situ in turn will work with accredited ASAP members to secure the appropriate accommodation at the best commercial terms.
The partnership will help to address both the shortage of talent in the UK and a major humanitarian crisis around the globe.
“It’s essential that we have a trusted accommodation partner, that we know has the safety and comfort of our arriving refugees and forcibly displaced people as a priority,” said Holly Asquith, TBB Integration Lead UK.
“They need to be able to settle quickly into their new surrounds and have somewhere that feels like a home and a reassuring base from which to start their new lives and careers. Situ and the wider ASAP membership can clearly offer what we are looking for and we’re thrilled to have their expertise and support behind us.”
James Foice, CEO of ASAP, added: “When we were approached to support and get involved with this initiative, we didn’t hesitate.
“These people have been displaced through no fault of their own. They are looking to get their lives and careers back on track, and they are entitled to start their new roles somewhere safe and comfortable for themselves and their families.
“Our accredited members are perfectly placed to offer them self-contained, fully serviced accommodation, which comes with flexible living spaces and home-like cooking and laundry facilities.”