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Three new Communities that Work members announced

We are extremely pleased to announce that Coast & Country Housing in North of England, Southern Housing Group in South of England and Tai Calon in South Wales have joined Give Us A Chance. Kate Shone, Chair said; “We’re thrilled that Southern Housing, Coast and Country and Tai Calon have ...

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Yarlington and City West join Communities that Work

A huge welcome to our two new members, Yarlington housing association and City West housing association. Yarlington Housing Group is a registered charity and provider of affordable housing, based in Yeovil, Somerset. They employ over 350 people in a diverse range of activities, including apprenti...

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Employment Minster Esther McVey champions entrepreneurs and housing associations

Last night the work of Communities that Work members was championed at an exclusive event in the House of Commons. Among the guests were Ministers including Employment Minister Esther McVey MP (pictured top left), Shadow Minister Stephen Timms MPs, leading policy makers, ERSA, National Federation...

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The Housing and Work Manifesto

Communities that Work (Communities that Work) and ERSA publish their joint 2015 Manifesto for Housing and Work entitled “releasing the potential of social housing in employment support” at the House of Commons on 21 October 2014. A gathering of senior politicians including Minsters and Shadow...

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A Home, a Job, a Future

Our friends at National Federation of Housing Associations today launched 'A Home, a Job, a Future’, it is for policy makers, politicians and local and national decision makers and is aimed at building an understanding of housing associations’ offer in employment and skills. Housing associati...

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New appointment, Lynsey Boother

Communities that Work is pleased to announce that Lynsey Boother is joining the consortium’s core team. Lynsey has worked across housing, employment & skills services for the last three years with the National Housing Federation; developing partnerships and advocating for greater business i...

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Employment Minister to be keynote speaker at Communities that Work’s House of Commons event

Esther McVey MP has been confirmed as our keynote speaker at the evening reception on 21 October at the House of Commons. The event will bring together MPs, social landlords and employment providers to hear from young people who have benefitted from Communities that Work members self employment p...

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Measuring Wellbeing by using HACT

Communities that Work members have set up a sub-committee to draw together their experiences of using the HACT social impact toolkit. Communities that Work members representing a wide range of social landlords meet prior to our bi-monthly meeting. We are joined by colleagues from HACT so Communities...

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