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Pair given a chance – Recruits developed by Magenta step out into world of work

MAGENTA Living has just said goodbye to its first two Give Us A Chance recruits after six months of paid work experience to prepare them for the world of employment. Magenta Living is a member of the Give us a Chance consortium which has 25 members across the whole of Eng-land. The group came tog...

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GUAC to meet new Employment Minster

Esther McVey MP the new Minister for Employment speaking to GUAC members at our House of Commons event earlier this year. GUAC to meet new Employment Minster - Kate Shone, Chair of GUAC has welcomed Esther McVey to her new job and is looking forward to meeting the new Minster. GUAC engages with a...

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Evaluation report of the temporary jobs pilot: Proving Talent

Kate Shone -Chair of GUAC meeting with Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP - Shadow Minister for Employment and Dave Simmonds Chief Executive of Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion to discuss the GUAC commissioned the evaluation report....

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GUAC gets backing from Employment Minster at The House of Commons Event

A group of 26 Housing Associations owning over 350,000 properties between them and working in various economic environments across the country produced their independent evaluation of their ‘Providing Talent’ scheme. This scheme offered paid job placements within their organisations to upport 18...

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Give us a Chance – The Movie!

Check out the film our Proving Talent Employees have created! Just click the link below to watch!...

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Employment minister speaks at launch of paid scheme for young job seekers

The 'Give us a Chance' consortium was proud to launch 'Proving Talent' at the House of Commons on 12 March 2012. As well as Employment Minister Chris Grayling MP, young people, social landlords, work programme prime contracts and MPs attended. The scheme will pay young people at least the minimum...

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