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Department for Communities and Local Government Seeks GUAC Members’ Advice

Last month GUAC members from across the Capital were asked to attend a high level meeting with DCLG officials. The purpose of the meeting was to seek GUAC members’ advice about what really works for customers when it comes to helping people move off benefits and into work.

DCLG are particularly concerned about demonstrating value for money. This means measuring the social and financial benefit of supporting residents into employment – not just the benefit for individuals but also the social landlord.

GUAC members will be providing further advice and information to DCLG.

People in photo, right to left
Reena Mukherji – Octavia Fondation
Claire Hatfield – Shepherds Bush Housing Group
Geraldine Clarke – Richmond Partnership Homes
William Miller – AmicusHorizon
John Bryson – East Thames
Tanzeem Ahmed – Poplar Harca
Tim Blanc – Barnet Homes

New GUAC Chair elected

Give us a Chance (GUAC) board members have elected a new Chair of the Board, following Jayne Entwistle’s departure from Great Places. Board member Jon Fisher, Head of Communities at Sovereign, takes over the role as Chair from today, Monday 10th September. Speaking of his appointment, Jon Fi...

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Sign up for the joint ERSA and Give us a Chance conference, London, 12 September 2018

Join ERSA and GUAC at this one day conference in central London on 12 September. The conference will play host to over 100 stakeholders and thought leaders from across the employment support and housing sectors and seeks to provide theoretical and practical examples of integrated services that ar...

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