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Department for Communities and Local Government Seeks GUAC Members’ Advice

Last month GUAC members from across the Capital were asked to attend a high level meeting with DCLG officials. The purpose of the meeting was to seek GUAC members’ advice about what really works for customers when it comes to helping people move off benefits and into work.

DCLG are particularly concerned about demonstrating value for money. This means measuring the social and financial benefit of supporting residents into employment – not just the benefit for individuals but also the social landlord.

GUAC members will be providing further advice and information to DCLG.

People in photo, right to left
Reena Mukherji – Octavia Fondation
Claire Hatfield – Shepherds Bush Housing Group
Geraldine Clarke – Richmond Partnership Homes
William Miller – AmicusHorizon
John Bryson – East Thames
Tanzeem Ahmed – Poplar Harca
Tim Blanc – Barnet Homes

New research release by Acis Group on 19 July

Spread the word to your customer service team about Acis Group’s new research paper, Great Expectations. GUAC member, Acis, has been working with seven other housing associations to discover what social housing tenants really expect from their providers. Acis will officially release the researc...

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Learning and Work Institute’s Event and Report

The Learning and Work Institute’s (LWI) Employment and Skills Convention 2019 will take place in London on 10 July.  Our MD Lynsey Sweeney is speaking at the breakfast plenary on the day, so come over and say Hello with a coffee. The convention will welcome Secretary of State for Work and Pens...

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