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Apprenticeship news

GUAC’s Lynsey Sweeney has been talking to Inside Housing about the new apprenticeship levy, and how housing organisations can best make use of the new regime. Read the full article here....

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IEP and GUAC sign new partnership agreement to enhance tenants’ skills and employment prospects

The Institute of Employability Professionals (IEP) and Give us a Chance (GUAC) are delighted to announce their joint partnership to provide learning resources, support and continuous professional development (CPD) for housing professionals working in employability support roles. By signing a new ...

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GUAC’s ‘Proving Value’ research: We need your experience and information

GUAC have commissioned the University of Salford to investigate and measure the impact of employment support interventions taking place amongst the GUAC membership, to measure and ‘prove the value’ of this work. We need your reports, evidence, information, data analysis – anything around yo...

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Members day – round up

Last week, over 20 GUAC members attended the bi-annual members’ day, hosted in Euston, London. Members heard from The University of Salford, as they presented the initial findings from Impact Research. Members had a chance to input into the session, and feedback directly to the research leads, ...

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Become a member and be involved in GUAC’s impact research

The membership of Give us a Chance (GUAC) has been involved in a range of initiatives to improve the employment and life chance outcomes of residents, including working with employment support sector The Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit (SHUSU) at the University of Salford has been c...

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ERSA: Employability Day 2017 – Visit Opportunities

It's Employability Day on 14 July. ERSA is arranging visits for the day, and will be hosting DWP, DfE and MoJ officials at a range of services across the UK, and has several outstanding visit opportunities to fill. If you would like to host a visit on Employability Day and have a servic...

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Election round up – what next?

Our PR and Public Affairs agency, See Media, provide us with an election overview The results are in, and it’s not what Theresa May had hoped for. She had set out to increase her slim majority in order to bolster her mandate, but she lost a total of 12 seats and now no longer has a majority in ...

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Members’ toolkit launched

Last week GUAC launched our new members Stakeholder Toolkit, designed to give the support you need to communicate and engage with your local stakeholders. After the election period, communicating with your new or re-elected political stakeholders is likely to be high on your agenda. You can use t...

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