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Communities that Work members joined OCR for a webinar on Digital Employability

Communities that Work members joined OCR for a webinar on Digital Employability, on Tuesday 19 July 2016. You can click on this link to listen to the WebEx (recording). The slides from the webinar are here and the responses to questions posed can be found here. If you have any questions reg...

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US inspired Jobs-Plus builds opportunity for UK social housing tenants

A US inspired programme is being developed in the UK to boost employment amongst social housing tenants. The project, which is being modelled on the US Jobs-Plus initiative, is being delivered in partnership between the UK based Learning and Work Institute, the US based research centre MDRC, and ...

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Latest member day – report and useful links

20 Communities that Work members joined us for the latest member day in July, which we ran in partnership with the Enterprise Cube.  The day specialised in developing Resident Entrepreneurs amongst our communities and working out how Universal Credit would operate for the self employed. The En...

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Communities that Work at Into Work – Our sessions

Communities that Work are delivering a range of sessions at Into Work 2016. Please drop into our sessions to meet Communities that Work members, advisers and Board members, we guarantee a warm welcome! Our sessions: Day 1 – Monday 11th July, 3pm: Housing, health and employment: a tra...

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Communities that Work 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 Communities that Work. The announcement at the AE...

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

The Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) and Communities that Work (Communities that Work) 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....

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