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Seetec Employment & Skills joins GUAC

Seetec Employment & Skills have become the latest employment and skills specialist to take up associate membership of Give us a Chance.

As one of the UK’s leading employment and skills providers in the UK, Seetec Employment & Skills supports over 100,000 individuals every year to find work and improve both their pre-employment and in-work skills.

Commenting on the arrival of the latest member, Chair of GUAC, Ian Simpson, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Seetec on board. With the housing and employment sectors sharing so many of the same goals, supporting partnerships amongst us grows ever more essential. We can achieve much together, to support our shared customers into work, and we welcome Seetec’s commitment”.

Read more about the newest member here.

RSVP for your place at GUAC annual reception

Don’t forget to RSVP for your place at the annual GUAC reception, taking place from 7pm on 3 November in the House of Commons.

Our annual reception celebrates the work of our members and the work that they do to support thousands of residents into employment. Join us on the night, and share your success with over 150 invited stakeholders, including local constituency MPs, Ministers and Shadow Ministers.

Please RSVP to confirm your place via info@giveusachance.co.uk

GUAC speaks up on youth support in newly launched Journal

As a leading voice on employment support in the social housing sector, GUAC has been asked to contribute to a newly launched Skills, Employment and Health Journal. The Journal is targeted at DWP, DoE, and DoH – in the next edition GUAC will set out the role that housing organisations play in helping young people overcome challenges to secure long term, sustained employment. This edition will be entitled "Special Youth Employment Convention Edition" and will be available in December as part of the Youth Convention.

View the first edition here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3o08LfaN8XpSkR6QzJJLVJFcjA/view

Webinar: Click Starting Your Way To Financial Literacy In The Digital Age

Join other GUAC members online and take part in our “Click Start” webinar - an innovative project to develop and improve digital and financial inclusion of housing tenants.

Financial inclusion has become crucially important at a time when Universal Credit is posing some critical challenges to both tenants and housing associations alike.

This webinar series presents an innovative case study from whg, one of the West Midlands' leading providers of high quality homes. Owning and managing around 20,000 properties across Walsall, whg provide affordable, homes and community-based services to the local community.

For more details, click here.

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