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GUAC meets Employment Minister Esther McVey MP

The workless-ness agenda was a key topic of discussion when GUAC members met with Esther McVey MP, Minister for Housing. The meeting was attended by GUAC members Kate Shone and Reena Mukherji along with GUAC partner Dave Simmonds, CEO of Inclusion. The Minister was advised about the range of i...

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National Apprenticeship Service Awards **UK Apprenticeship Champion**

The Community Housing Group has been named West Midlands Best Large Employer for Apprenticeships 2013 and will now progress to the next round, with the UK finals taking place in November 2013. Karen Lowry – Hall (KLH) was also recognised by winning the regions Apprenticeship Champion award. Kar...

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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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