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Latest GUAC webinar for 2017 – Mental Health First Aid

Friday 24 November 2017 11:00am – 12:00pm Join us at the end of this week for our last webinar of 2017, developed for GUAC members – the topic covers a brief introduction to the issues and support on offer through ‘Mental Health First Aid’. You can register for the session, or read more ...

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GUAC Board vacancies

Give us a Chance is recruiting for new board members to join the leadership team. Do you have a passion for employment support provision, and the drive to help lead the sector? If so, the GUAC board could provide you with an opportunity to develop more skills, whilst also helping to lead the change ...

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LIVE / WORK / LEARN: Making an impact in Housing and Employment

Thank you to all the delegates who joined us at the Live / Work / Learn housing and employment conference, in London on 28 September. Key note speaker, David Orr, NHF, spoke of the chaotic political environment and the challenges that a weakened Conservative Government faces as it exists the Euro...

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Join in with Work Experience Month

This year, Work Experience Week is becoming Work Experience Month. You can join in with Work Experience Month by supporting your organisation to offer high quality work placements, learn more about how to deliver work experience well, or find out new ways to offer work experience. This year, F...

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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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