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New Give us a Chance board

Give us a Chance is moving towards becoming a not-for-profit incorporated Company. The future directors elected Ian Simpson from Guinness as the new Chair who will take over from Kate Shone of Forum Housing. Ian said of his new role, “I fee extremely privileged to lead the consortium and wou...

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IntoWork 2015 event

Last week Give us a Chance members attended the national IntoWork Convention in London. The event featured speeches from among others Employment Minister Priti Patel and Shadow Employment Minister Stephen Timms. IntoWork featured a wide range of debates and discussions looking at subjects incl...

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Guinness, partnerships and GUAC – Inside Housing magazine feature

Ian Simpson from Guinness features in the latest edition of Inside Housing magazine and explains why partnership working is a successful way to help tenants get back into work. In the article Ian, an established member of GUAC, talks about Guinness’s 10-year old partnership with social enterpri...

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Grassroots event fuels energy for entrepreneurs

Last week we attended Enterprise Cube’s Grassroots Enterprise event in London which brought together people from the social housing sector and residents - now resident entrepreneurs - to explore how more start-up business opportunities could be created in our neighbourhoods. With 1 in 7 of the ...

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SFA Register now open – DEADLINE FRIDAY 3RD JULY 5PM

The SFA Register of training organisations is the SFA’s only market entry point for organisations that intend to deliver education and training services. The Register is now open until 3rd July, this will be the final opportunity for training providers to get onto the Register prior to the launch ...

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ESF Market Warming Events – for London

The LEP, GLA, Access Europe and LVSC have organised four sub-regional ESF Market Warming events. The events will include presentations from the LEP and from the SFA, DWP and Big Lottery Fund about the ESF provision that will be procured over the next few months. As well as getting up-to-date informa...

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