Welcome to Smart Works

Welcome to Smart Works.  We provide high quality interview clothes, styling advice and interview training to out-of-work women on low incomes. Smart Works helps them to feel confident, look fabulous, succeed at their job interview and move on with their life.  

This year we will dress more than 1,200 women in a complete outfit of stylish, high quality clothes donated by retailers and professionals.  A visit to Smart Works can change the course of a woman's life.

The new Smart Works DVD is now available to view on this page.  Listen to the moving stories of some of our amazing clients as told to White Boat TV. 

Latest News

  • Our New CEO

    A thrilled welcome from myself, the Board, and the Smart Works team to Kate Stephens, Smart Works' new CEO. Kate is dynamic, hard working and inspirational. The perfect person to lead Smart Works in our mission to roll out nationwide and help ever more women into employment. Smart Works Edinburgh are already up and running, and with more locations in the pipeline it looks to be an exciting year ahead under Kate's leadership.

    Juliet Hughes-Hallet, Chair of Trustees 

    Kate says:

    “It is an absolute privilege to take up this role. Smart Works is a brilliantly simple and practical concept that works. Over half the women we see go on and get the job. We now want to take the Smart Works service to as many women as we can across the UK. We want to engage inspirational women who might be willing to bring Smart Works to their home city.”

    Kate brings an extensive communications background in the private sector, and also Co-Chairs a leading campaigning charity in the family sector.
    You can follow Kate on twitter and connect via LinkedIn 


    Kate Stephens, CEO
  • Smart Works Edinburgh Opens

    It gives us great pleasure to announce the opening of Smart Works Edinburgh.

    Smart Works needs to help women nation-wide to be successful in getting a job. By expanding our charity's reach, we can help more women look and feel confident and ultimately change the course of their lives.

    Smart Works Edinburgh is already dressing clients and transforming lives. We guarantee volunteering for Smart Works Edinburgh will give back a fabulous feel good factor. If you would like become a dressing or interview volunteer or feel you could offer help in other ways please do send an email to Edinburgh@smartworks.org.uk, and read more about it here.

    More Smart Works offices will be opening their doors in the near future, making our one to one dressing and interview preparation service available to many more women in need of our help across the uk.

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