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GUAC members joined OCR for a webinar on Digital Employability

GUAC members joined OCR for a webinar on Digital Employability, on Tuesday 19 July 2016. You can click on this link to listen to the WebEx (recording). The slides from the webinar are here and the responses to questions posed can be found here. If you have any questions regarding any of the...

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US inspired Jobs-Plus builds opportunity for UK social housing tenants

A US inspired programme is being developed in the UK to boost employment amongst social housing tenants. The project, which is being modelled on the US Jobs-Plus initiative, is being delivered in partnership between the UK based Learning and Work Institute, the US based research centre MDRC, and ...

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Latest member day – report and useful links

20 GUAC members joined us for the latest member day in July, which we ran in partnership with the Enterprise Cube.  The day specialised in developing Resident Entrepreneurs amongst our communities and working out how Universal Credit would operate for the self employed. The Enterprise Cube tea...

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Give us a Chance at Into Work – Our sessions

GUAC are delivering a range of sessions at Into Work 2016. Please drop into our sessions to meet GUAC members, advisers and Board members, we guarantee a warm welcome! Our sessions: Day 1 – Monday 11th July, 3pm: Housing, health and employment: a transformational approach to changing...

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GUAC signs new partnership to promote tenants’ employment prospects

Closer links were forged today between training providers and social housing providers for the benefit of housing association tenants with a new Memorandum of Understanding announced between the Association of Employment and Learning Providers and Give us a Chance. The announcement at the AELP Na...

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Official launch – A Joint Plan for Housing and Employment Services to tackle unemployment

The Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) and Give us a Chance (GUAC) have today launched a housing and employment support services joint plan outlining how joint working between the sectors can be encouraged for the benefit of tenants, residents and whole communities. ERSA is the repres...

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