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GUAC signs new partnership to promote tenants’ employment prospects

Closer links were forged today between training providers and social housing providers for the benefit of housing association tenants with a new Memorandum of Understanding announced between the Association of Employment and Learning Providers and Give us a Chance. The announcement at the AELP Na...

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Official launch – A Joint Plan for Housing and Employment Services to tackle unemployment

The Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) and Give us a Chance (GUAC) have today launched a housing and employment support services joint plan outlining how joint working between the sectors can be encouraged for the benefit of tenants, residents and whole communities. ERSA is the repres...

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GUAC members have been invited to participate in a short survey by Ixion

Dear GUAC members, Ixion is a not-for-profit group that is part of Anglia Ruskin University, delivering government funded programmes to the hardest-to-help individuals across the UK since 1995. We are currently designing services for European Social Fund projects and our aim is to work with lo...

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Wellbeing valuation: measuring our social value today

Measuring the value that we invest into our communities can be hard to do. GUAC’s supported approach – called the Wellbeing valuation model – considers data from national surveys and analyses the factors that affect our wellbeing – such as community activities, personal support or extra trai...

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Give Us A Chance teams up with the Young Women’s Trust

GUAC is pleased to be supporting the Young Women's Trust (YWT), as it works to improve the life chances and opportunities for economically inactive young women in England and Wales. YWT supports and represents young women who are trapped by low pay or no pay and are at greatest risk of a lifetime...

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ERSA Employability Awards 2016 now open

GUAC is please to promote the 2016 Employment Related Services Association’s (ERSA) Employability Awards, which will celebrate the hard work of organisations and people up and down the country, who dedicate their time to helping  people into work. The Employability Awards, sponsored by APM, h...

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