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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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“Love London Working” seeks young apprentices

Love London Working are looking for young people in London to attend the Transport for London (TfL) Apprenticeship Fair, taking place on Thursday 9 March at City Hall. The Apprenticeship fair is open to 18 – 24 year olds, and is offering the opportunity to apply for over 200 vacancies in ...

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Work and Health Programme briefing event in Birmingham

On Monday 30th Jan GUAC and some of our members attended the Work and Health Programme briefing event in Birmingham. The link below takes you to slides presented by the DWP, and the Learning and Work Institute - they are a useful reference point for any member considering WHP involvement. htt...

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