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Orbit Group start the year with Give us a Chance

Orbit Group, the Coventry-based 39,000-home housing association has become the latest provider to sign up to GUAC.

Working with GUAC, Orbit will be able to continue its work to create more employment opportunities for social housing customers, and help to tackle issues surrounding long term unemployment within the sector.

Orbit shares the aims of GUAC, and is committed to supporting social housing residents into training and employment. Over the past year, the Housing Association has invested in local education and training projects across its communities, and helped to move residents through training and into long-term employment.

Speaking of the new members, GUAC Chair Ian Simpson said:

“It’s great to have Orbit on board – their passion, commitment and investment in education and employment will help us to continue to demonstrate the value that Housing Associations have to play in tackling employment related issues facing so many communities today.”

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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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