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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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GUAC members announced as awards finalists

Two GUAC members have been announced as finalists in ERSA’s Employability Awards 2015. Tai Calon has been shortlisted in the Supply Chain Partner of the Year category, while Affinity Sutton is listed in the Large Employer of the Year. The awards 'seek to celebrate and champion the exceptional ...

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GUAC’s question time with MPs

The 100 day mark before the next general election saw GUAC Members at the heart of the political debate; spending a day at the House of Commons meeting Ministers and Shadow Minsters. The focus was to discuss the details of the GUAC / ERSA Manifesto. As the polls areshowing that it will be a tight ra...

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Employment Minster Esther McVey champions entrepreneurs and housing associations

Last night the work of GUAC members was championed at an exclusive event in the House of Commons. Among the guests were Ministers including Employment Minister Esther McVey MP (pictured top left), Shadow Minister Stephen Timms MPs, leading policy makers, ERSA, National Federation of Housing, hous...

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