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Guinness, partnerships and Communities that Work – Inside Housing magazine feature

Ian Simpson from Guinness features in the latest edition of Inside Housing magazine and explains why partnership working is a successful way to help tenants get back into work.

In the article Ian, an established member of Communities that Work, talks about Guinness’s 10-year old partnership with social enterprise Upturn and how they directly work with 50% of their apprentices, providing experiences within Guinness.

He goes on to champion the work of Communities that Work and explain how we work together nationally and regionally and lays out the aims for the consortium.

To read the article in full visit
http://www.insidehousing.co.uk/debate/expert-opinion/were-in-it-together/7010234.article

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