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LIVE / WORK / LEARN: Making an impact in Housing and Employment

Thank you to all the delegates who joined us at the Live / Work / Learn housing and employment conference, in London on 28 September. Key note speaker, David Orr, NHF, spoke of the chaotic political environment and the challenges that a weakened Conservative Government faces as it exists the Euro...

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Join in with Work Experience Month

This year, Work Experience Week is becoming Work Experience Month. You can join in with Work Experience Month by supporting your organisation to offer high quality work placements, learn more about how to deliver work experience well, or find out new ways to offer work experience. This year, F...

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Apprenticeship news

GUAC’s Lynsey Sweeney has been talking to Inside Housing about the new apprenticeship levy, and how housing organisations can best make use of the new regime. Read the full article here....

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IEP and GUAC sign new partnership agreement to enhance tenants’ skills and employment prospects

The Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP) and Give us a Chance (GUAC) are delighted to announce their joint partnership to provide learning resources, support and continuous professional development (CPD) for housing professionals working in employability support roles. By signing a new ...

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GUAC’s ‘Proving Value’ research: We need your experience and information

GUAC have commissioned the University of Salford to investigate and measure the impact of employment support interventions taking place amongst the GUAC membership, to measure and ‘prove the value’ of this work. We need your reports, evidence, information, data analysis – anything around yo...

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Members day – round up

Last week, over 20 GUAC members attended the bi-annual members’ day, hosted in Euston, London. Members heard from The University of Salford, as they presented the initial findings from Impact Research. Members had a chance to input into the session, and feedback directly to the research leads, ...

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