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Newground Together join Communities that Work

We are delighted to welcome Newground Together as a member of Communities that Work. Now it's more important than ever for the housing sector to collaborate,” says Lynsey Sweeney, MD of Communities that Work. Newground Together is the charitable arm of Together Housing Group, which manages 3...

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New COVID-19 Housing and Employment Taskforce launched

A new COVID-19 Housing and Employment Taskforce has launched, bringing key leaders from the housing and employment sectors together to work with government and policy makers, to ensure that the sectors - and the people and communities they serve - are best supported during the COVID-19 epidemic.  ...

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Social housing, employment and Covid-19: Call for information from housing providers

Communities that Work are supporting the Learning and Work Institute (LWI) to gather intelligence from the social housing sector regarding Covid-19 response. LWI sit on the Housing and Employment Taskforce which convened last week, and they will be releasing the first new data on Covid-19 and em...

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Message from Communities that Work Managing Director

Covid-19 is a global public health emergency with huge human, social and economic costs.  As the reality of restrictions to our ordinary lives take hold in the UK, we now enter a period of rapid adaptation, with change demanded daily.  In the coming weeks, we may arrive at a ‘new normal’ w...

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New parliamentary inquiry on housing and employment

A new parliamentary Inquiry launched today (Monday 9 March 2020) to tackle the employment and earnings gap in social housing. It is inviting all organisations and individuals with insights and expertise into these issues to submit written evidence to the Inquiry by 29 May 2020 The national Inquir...

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Weaver Vale Housing Trust joins Communities that Work

Communities that Work is delighted to welcome Weaver Vale Housing Trust as a new member. Weaver Vale Housing Trust is a Large-Scale Voluntary Transfer housing association which owns more than 6100 homes and community facilities across Cheshire. Over the past nine months, Weaver Vale has helped 43...

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Communities that Work Member Day, 7 February 2020

This year's first Member Day is taking place on 7 February 2020, kindly hosted by Community Gateway at their Preston offices. If you are a Communities that Work member, please sign up for this free event by 31 January. Above all, this is a chance to connect with colleagues from across the housing...

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Housing, Learning and Work Conference 27/02/20

Housing, Learning and Work Conference 27/02/2020   More people than ever before are in work. But still too many people remain locked out of employment and too many are trapped in low-paid and poor-quality work. Housing providers play a vital role in building communities that work; with in...

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