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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 Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the new partnership will help to enhance the skills and employment prospects of Housing Association tenants, residents and the wider communities that they serve.

The two organisations have agreed to work together on strategic partnerships with a range of stakeholders, partners and government departments to raise the profile of their joint memberships and to seek national joint representation on areas of mutual interest.

The MoU will also support the development of the Employability Apprenticeship Trailblazer and disseminate the new standards across the joint memberships after its launch.

GUAC Adviser Lynsey Sweeney said “The spirit of partnership, manifest in our MoU with the Institute of Employability Professionals, shows our commitment to developing and maintaining the highest standards of service delivery in the welfare and employment advice that our members maintain. We look forward to a productive, positive and fruitful partnership.”

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