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Feeling the Pulse in 2017: tell us what you want, need, and think!

In the new year, we’ll be surveying members, experts and industry stakeholders through a short ‘feeling the pulse’ survey, to understand and review GUAC and sector priorities for the coming year. With the changes brought on by political change, continued economic challenges and upheavals wi...

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Transforming Lives; in action with GUAC

Last month, Give us a Chance chair, Ian Simpson, was invited to contribute to Blackburn College’s Global Entrepreneurship Week. Ian spoke to current students about the work that housing organisations do to help transform lives, and create life changing employment opportunities. Speaking alongsi...

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GUAC Annual Reception kick starts our ‘new year’

Give us a Chance and Peter Aldous MP welcomed over 120 guests to the House of Commons Terrace on 3rd November. It was an evening of celebration and inspiring stories, from just a few of the people that GUAC members have helped into work over the past 12 months, drawn from a dazzling array of high qu...

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GUAC host Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Last week, Give us a Chance met with Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Rt Hon Damian Green MP, to showcase the work of our members, and to highlight the important role that housing organisations play in helping their tenants into employment. At the meeting, GUAC lead Lynsey Boother, took ...

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GUAC at NHF annual conference, Birmingham

Join GUAC at the annual NHF conference, taking place in Birmingham this week. On Thursday 22 September GUAC and ERSA will be hosting a joint workshop, 12-1pm, in the main exhibition area. The session, entitled “Homes and Jobs: options on bidding, integrating and blending housing and employme...

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Genesis sign up to Give us a Chance

Genesis Housing Association, has become the latest housing organisation to take up membership of GUAC, the leading consortium of social landlords in the employment and skills sector. As one of the UK’s leading housing associations, Genesis own or manage around 33,000 homes across London and the...

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