'Members' archive

Thank you to all those that joined us on our Member Day, 27th January

Over 25 GUAC members came together last week for our latest members’ day, to hear the latest news and updates from across the housing and employment sectors. Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) officials outlined their roadmap and plans for supporting more people with disabilities into work, ...

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Member’s highlights and sector news

PwC recently reported that high youth unemployment is costing the British economy £45bn per year. The proportion of 16 to 24 year olds not in education, employment or training – known as NEETs – is sitting at 17%. PwC’s chief economist John Hawksworth said that more high-quality apprenticeshi...

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Seetec Employment & Skills become an associate member of Give us a Chance

Seetec Employment & Skills has become the latest employment and skills specialist to take up membership of GUAC, the leading consortium of social landlords in the employment and skills sector. As one of the UK’s leading employment and skills providers, Seetec Employment & Skills support...

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Futures Housing Group signs up to Give Us a Chance

Futures Housing Group (FHG) has become the latest Housing Association to join GUAC, the leading consortium of social landlords in the employment and skills sector. The latest member to sign up to GUAC brings with it experience from the heart of England and the Midlands, where FHG manages more tha...

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Orbit Group start the year with Give us a Chance

Orbit Group, the Coventry-based 39,000-home housing association has become the latest provider to sign up to GUAC. Working with GUAC, Orbit will be able to continue its work to create more employment opportunities for social housing customers, and help to tackle issues surrounding long term unemp...

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Two more Housing Associations sign-up to Give us a Chance

New Charter Group and Viridian Housing both joined GUAC in December, bringing our membership to 51, and strengthening our voice across the UK. New Charter Group, which has over 19,000 homes, is made up of “New Charter Homes”, based in the Greater Manchester area, “Gedling Homes” in Nottin...

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