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Industrial Dwelling Society Joins Communities that Work

Communities that Work (Communities that Work) are delighted to welcome the Industrial Dwelling Society (IDS) to our membership. IDS owns and manages around 1,500 homes across London and Essex. Since its initial establishment in 1885, it has helped London’s diverse communities with their housin...

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A Ministerial Visit to One Housing’s Employment Scheme

We’re delighted to share some news from Communities that Work (Communities that Work) member, One Housing. Last month, One Housing welcomed Will Quince MP (Con, Colchester) to their employment and training centre, One Academy. The Minister for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance at th...

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New research release by Acis Group on 19 July

Spread the word to your customer service team about Acis Group’s new research paper, Great Expectations. Communities that Work member, Acis, has been working with seven other housing associations to discover what social housing tenants really expect from their providers. Acis will officially re...

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Learning and Work Institute’s Event and Report

The Learning and Work Institute’s (LWI) Employment and Skills Convention 2019 will take place in London on 10 July.  Our MD Lynsey Sweeney is speaking at the breakfast plenary on the day, so come over and say Hello with a coffee. The convention will welcome Secretary of State for Work and Pens...

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Six Town Housing Join Communities that Work

Communities that Work are delighted to introduce a new member, Six Town Housing. Six Town Housing is an Arms-length Management Organisation (ALMO) that manages and owns around 8,000 homes in the Bury area. Six Town Housing don’t just deliver much-needed affordable homes but also provide ten...

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Social media competition winners announced

Bolton at Home, Futures Housing Group and Northwards Housing are the three joint winners of our social media competition, announced during Communities that Work week. Through the Working Wardrobe scheme, Bolton at Home has helped 186 tenants into rewarding employment, including Demi who has...

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Ministerial visit for #CommunitiesthatWork week

The Minister of State for Employment, Alok Sharma MP, has visited an L&Q employment support scheme to find out more about the help we offer to residents. The Minister was invited to L&Q's community hub 'Starting Point' in Barking by Give Us a Chance,  the leading membership organisation ...

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Association welcomes MP to employment-led scheme

Metropolitan Thames Valley (MTVH) welcomed Will Quince MP, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance, on a visit to one of its successful employment programmes in East London. The visit coincides with Communities that Work week, led by Give Us a ...

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