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New member survey – what’s the impact of Covid-19 on employment support?

Today sees the launch of a new targeted and exclusive survey for Communities that Work members.  With residents and communities hit hard by the health and economic effects of the coronavirus crisis, what does this mean for the employment support our members provide?

Communities that Work has partnered with Government advocacy experts BECG to create a new sector survey that will support our parliamentary affairs and influencing, in preparation for the launch of the report of the APPG Inquiry into Housing and Employment, and the CSR process.  We are calling for members to tell us how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the employment support provided by the housing sector to the communities it serves.

Lynsey Sweeney said, ”We know that the sector can get ‘surveyed-out’ and that responding to our questions takes time, but please, do make time for this. Government departments, officials and MPs are listening to Communities to Work and fresh intelligence from you, our members, is critical to this work.

“Employment support services are more vital than ever as we face recession. With your help, we will be able to quantify and demonstrate the critical role of the housing sector in tackling unemployment and poverty as the UK works toward economic recovery. ”

The information which members provide will be shared with political and media stakeholders, amongst others, to help shape policy, investment and innovation related to housing and the employment agenda.

Please visit here to complete the survey. The deadline for responses is 5pm September 30.
Contact information@communitiesthatwork.co.uk with any questions.

New member survey – what’s the impact of Covid-19 on employment support?

Today sees the launch of a new targeted and exclusive survey for Communities that Work members.  With residents and communities hit hard by the health and economic effects of the coronavirus crisis, what does this mean for the employment support our members provide? Communities that Work has par...

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Kickstart scheme launched

Many of you will have heard that today is the launch of the £2 billion Kickstart Scheme to employers and young people. The DWP has produced A Guide for Employers and there is a page for applicants here https://jobhelp.campaign.gov.uk/kickstart/ Key notes: On top of the wage subsidy, ...

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