London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update

  IMPORTANT INFORMATION   NEW ESF Funding Opportunity – London Work and Health Programme The new Work and Health Programme (WHP) will replace the current Work Programme and Work Choice provision in London in early 2018.  As announced by the Chancellor in the 2016 Autumn Statement the London elements of WHP have been co-designed by [Read more]

Work and Health Programme Update

  Opportunities  for suppliers to be involved in the newly launched Work and Health have now been published on the CapitalESourcing portal. They have gone live and they are open for suppliers to view and start compiling their responses to the standard questionnaire (SQ).   Interested suppliers will need to be registered with CapitalESourcing before [Read more]

London Councils ESF Borough Employment Programme

London Councils are pleased to announce the launch of the London Councils ESF Borough Employment Programme. We are inviting organisations to apply for funding in:   London Borough of Hounslow.   The deadline for applications is the 22nd March 2017.  Further details on the application process can be found at  

Shaw Trust Call for Partners – Work and Health Programme

Shaw Trust is a leading national charity working to create brighter futures for the people and communities we serve. Our vision is for a society in which everyone has the opportunity for employment, inclusion and independence.   We provide employment opportunities, skills development training and health and well-being services across the UK. We operate charitable [Read more]

GLA ESF Grant Opportunity – Team London ‘2Work’ project launched

GLA EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND CO-FINANCING PROGRAMME 2014 2Work programme launched . The Greater London Authority is pleased to announce the release of the first of its Team London funding opportunities which form part of the GLA ESF 2014-2020 Co-Financing Programme.   The 2Work project will give unemployed 18-24 year olds access a wide variety of [Read more]

Preparing for the Apprenticeship Levy: A joint LVSC , BTEG and Fair Train event

Tuesday 21st February 1:30pm-5pm at Conference Room, London Voluntary Sector Council (LVSC), 2nd Floor, 200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP. Background In spring this year the way the Government funds apprenticeships in England is changing. Some employers will be required to contribute to a new apprenticeship levy, and there will be changes to the funding [Read more]

Consulting the London voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector on Improving Lives: the Work, Health and Disability Green Paper

Thursday 2nd February 1:30pm-5pm at Conference Room, London Voluntary Sector Council (LVSC), 2nd Floor, 200a Pentonville Road, London N1 9JP.   The Department of Work and Pensions and Department for Health, published last year a Work, Health and Disability Green Paper, Improving Lives – launching a wide-reaching consultation into employment support for people with disabilities [Read more]

European Regional Development Fund 2014-20 – Calls for Proposals launched

From European Programmes Management Unit: Calls have been launched in London for ERDF funding for:   Promoting Innovation & Research (£9.8 million ERDF) Enhancing access to, and use and quality of, Information and Communications Technology £900,000 ERDF) Supporting the shift towards a low carbon economy in all sectors (£12.9 million ERDF)   The Call specifications, [Read more]

Many Hands: Making Employment and Skills Work for London

The backdrop to this joint LVSC/ERSA event is the impact of ‘Brexit’ in terms of potential loss of a huge income stream from the European Social Fund, as well as the increased demands for further devolution for London, particularly from the newly elected Mayor for London Sadiq Khan. This in turn represents an opportunity to [Read more]