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Election 2017: what to expect, and housing policies

It’s been over 40 years since the UK had a snap election, and yesterday PM Theresa May has confirmed that the UK will be hitting the polls on 8 June 2017 – three years ahead of the expected timetable....

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Apprentice levy: frequently asked questions

So it’s finally here. The apprentice levy launched on 6 April. After months of discussion and planning, employers across the country are now bracing themselves for the changes. Make sure you and your organisation are up-to-speed with what the levy means for you, and how you’ll be affected. Re...

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Yorkshire Housing signs up to Give us a Chance

Give us a Chance (GUAC) is delighted to welcome on board new member Yorkshire Housing. By joining Give us a Chance, Yorkshire Housing have joined the largest network of housing organisations who provide employment and training support to residents in need. Together, our members provide homes and ...

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Global employment and training firm signs up to support GUAC

Give us a Chance (GUAC) welcomes international employment and training organisation APM as an associate member to the consortium. Founded in 1994 by four female occupational therapists, APM is an international employment and training business with more than 1,200 staff at 400 sites in UK, Austral...

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Give us a Chance welcomes new members and associate members

Give us a Chance welcomes three new supporters to the consortium – new members Red Kite and Yorkshire Housing, and new associate members Red Cape Partners, and APM. By joining GUAC, the new members and associate members have become part of the largest network of housing organisations - and thei...

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GUAC survey finds housing organisations set to re-commit to employment support and training

Thank you for taking the time to fill in our recent survey. Through it, we found that 90% of you are re-committing to employment support provision, with plans to increase or maintain current levels of investment in employment support and training. 50% of those surveyed confirmed they will increase t...

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Radian host Employment Minister, Damian Hinds, on a visit to new homes and community hub

In February GUAC member Radian hosted Hampshire MP and Employment Minister, Damian Hinds, at their recent flagship development, Quebec Park, which sees them provide 100 new homes, 100 new jobs, and a new community hub in Bordon, East Hampshire. Damian Hinds MP visits Quebec Park in Bordon, a Rad...

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2017 Spring budget

The Chancellor’s 2017 Spring Budget focused on improving skills, improving productivity and living standards over the long term. Key announcements included:: helping young people from ordinary working families across the country get the skills they need to do the high-paid, high-skilled jobs ...

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