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Employment Minster Esther McVey champions entrepreneurs and housing associations

Last night the work of GUAC members was championed at an exclusive event in the House of Commons. Among the guests were Ministers including Employment Minister Esther McVey MP (pictured top left), Shadow Minister Stephen Timms MPs, leading policy makers, ERSA, National Federation of Housing, hous...

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The Housing and Work Manifesto

Give us a Chance (GUAC) and ERSA publish their joint 2015 Manifesto for Housing and Work entitled “releasing the potential of social housing in employment support” at the House of Commons on 21 October 2014. A gathering of senior politicians including Minsters and Shadow Minsters, representat...

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A Home, a Job, a Future

Our friends at National Federation of Housing Associations today launched 'A Home, a Job, a Future’, it is for policy makers, politicians and local and national decision makers and is aimed at building an understanding of housing associations’ offer in employment and skills. Housing associati...

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New appointment, Lynsey Boother

GUAC is pleased to announce that Lynsey Boother is joining the consortium’s core team. Lynsey has worked across housing, employment & skills services for the last three years with the National Housing Federation; developing partnerships and advocating for greater business integration betwee...

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Employment Minister to be keynote speaker at GUAC’s House of Commons event

Esther McVey MP has been confirmed as our keynote speaker at the evening reception on 21 October at the House of Commons. The event will bring together MPs, social landlords and employment providers to hear from young people who have benefitted from GUAC members self employment programmes. As ...

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Measuring Wellbeing by using HACT

GUAC members have set up a sub-committee to draw together their experiences of using the HACT social impact toolkit. GUAC members representing a wide range of social landlords meet prior to our bi-monthly meeting. We are joined by colleagues from HACT so GUAC members can find out the very latest fro...

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