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Communities that Work Board Appointment

Communities that Work is delighted to announce the appointment of Suzanne Jobson, Foundations for Life Manager at Karbon Homes, to the Board of Directors. Suzanne has worked in the social housing sector for over 11 years, specifically across the financial and digital inclusion and employability agen...

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Build Back Better Conference

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A (conference) day of reckoning, 25th February 2021

Lynsey Sweeney, Managing Director at Communities that Work, reflects on the times we’re in just ahead of our joint conference with LWI. Annual recurring events naturally give rise to ‘at-this-time-last-year’ thoughts, and our joint annual conference with LWI is no exception. Like last ye...

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Our call for ESF Reserve and UKSPF Funds to support housing and employment

We’ve published calls for more effective use of existing Government held funds into our sector, and are working with our APPG Parliamentarians to reach out to Secretaries of State and Ministers at the DWP and MHCLG, the Digital Minister at DCMS and the Chancellor of the Exchequer....

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Will Quince MP, Minister for Welfare Delivery, to present a keynote at the second Housing, Learning and Work Conference

We are delighted to confirm that Will Quince MP, Minister for Welfare Delivery will present a keynote at the second Housing, Learning and Work Conference. The conference will bring together the social housing, employment and skills sectors to explore how we can build back better and support ...

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James Reed at Housing, Learning and Work Conference

We have a strong line up of speakers, contributors, and debaters at our upcoming joint annual conference with the Learning and Work Institute. We will hear from James Reed, Chairman of REED, Britain’s biggest and best- known recruitment brand and the largest family-owned recruitment company...

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Housing, Learning and Work Conference, Thursday 25 February 2021 | Online |
Time TBC

The second Housing, Learning and Work Conference will bring together the social housing, employment and skills sectors to explore how we can build back better, and support social tenants to access new economic opportunities. Hosted by Learning and Work Institute and Communities that Work, the ...

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‘Opportunity Guarantee’ Campaign Wins Prestigious Award

Campaign supported landmark £2bn Kickstart Scheme, £900m Jobcentre investment and £3bn package supporting a ‘green recovery’ This year’s successful Opportunity Guarantee campaign has received national recognition, at the PRCA Public Affairs awards, winning ‘Trade Body Campaign of the Y...

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