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Member Day, Friday 1st February

We are delighted to welcome all GUAC Members to our next member day.  The Member Day takes place on Friday 1st February, 10am – 3pm and is kindly hosted by GUAC Member, Plus Dane, at their Rodney Street offices, Liverpool, L1 9EF.  Full Joining Information and a final Agenda will be share...

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NFA Pledges Support to GUAC’s Communities that Work Campaign

Efforts to win recognition for housing management teams that help tenants into work are boosted today [Tues 8 January] by fresh support from the NFA, the body that represents 31 council house companies across England. The Communities that Work campaign, which is being led by Give us a Chance (GUA...

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EOIs open – last call – for employment services, 5 day ‘Healthcheck’

LWI are designing a pilot programme called Building Communities Healthcheck to assess the effectiveness and impact of employment services for tenants and to identify potential improvements. The five-day assessment will address various employment-related tenant services. GUAC and L&W are see...

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GUAC welcomes new member, Acis Group

Give us a Chance is delighted to welcome our next new member. Acis is the latest social housing provider to join GUAC. Based in Lincolnshire, they provide much-needed affordable homes across Lincolnshire, South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Acis provides almost 7,000 quali...

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Communities that Work campaign launched at House of Commons

Give us a chance hosted the annual reception on the evening of 27 November, which marked the launch of our Communities that Work campaign at House of Commons, in the presence of GUAC members, sector stakeholders, Members of Parliament and peers. GUAC has been actively working on the campaign and ...

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Give us a Chance launch sector wide Communities that Work campaign

Give us a Chance (GUAC) has launched a new campaign, Communities that Work, in Parliament this week. Supported by 24Housing, Communities that Work champions the work of the social housing sector to help support social tenants into work and succeed through in-work progression. The campaign, which ...

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Alok Sharma MP, Minister of Employment to speak at GUAC Reception

Give us a Chance is delighted to announce that Employment Minister Alok Sharma MP will be joining us at the annual reception on 27 November. Alok Sharma MP will be delivering the keynote speech of the night, and helping us to launch the new Communities that Work campaign Other speakers on the ...

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Lynsey Sweeney to speak at the People’s Powerhouse Convention

GUAC’s managing director, Lynsey Sweeney is heading to Bradford on 20 November to speak at the People’s Powerhouse’s 2018 Convention, at the Northern Commercial Stadium. The “People are the Powerhouse” is a new movement intended to help shape the debate around the Northern Powerhouse, a...

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