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The Floating Hotel Fighting Chronic Joblessness

The Good Hotel, currently docked in London, enlists trainees in the hospitality field.
The floating hotel is currently docked in London.
The floating hotel is currently docked in London.Steef Fleur

Ona Brown is an early riser. Every morning, the 49-year-old wakes up at 5 a.m. to get her household chores done before waking her granddaughter a couple of hours later, dropping her off at school, and heading to work a shift as a kitchen assistant.

This is the first time Brown has been employed in 18 years, thanks to the Good Hotel London, a social enterprise that aims to help local people out of long-term unemployment and get them into work in the hospitality industry.