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]

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]

Shaw Trust work and health engagement event

Shaw Trust is national charity working to create brighter futures for the people and communities we serve. We work in partnership with a wide range of organisations to provide employment opportunities, skills, training and health and well-being services across the UK. We also operate charitable social enterprises, retail shops and work alongside Shaw Education Trust, [Read more]

Work and Health Engagement Event

Shaw Trust is national charity working to create brighter futures for the people and communities we serve. We work in partnership with a wide range of organisations to provide employment opportunities, skills, training and health and well-being services across the UK. We also operate charitable social enterprises, retail shops and work alongside Shaw Education Trust, [Read more]

Invitation: Ingeus Work and Health Programme Roadshow

Posted on behalf of Ingeus Dear LVSC member, I’d like to invite you to the upcoming Ingeus Work and Health Programme Roadshow in London. Ingeus are keen to meet with organisations who deliver employability and health related services in London, to discuss the forthcoming Work and Health Programme provision and the impact this will have [Read more]

Networking for ESF 10th May 2016: A VCS Assist Event

About this event Aimed at those organisations interested in bidding for DWP SFA ESF programmes this half day event provided an opportunity for networking and discussion. Over the course of the morning we heard from the EPMU Unit at the GLA who gave a brief update on the ESF programme and from London Councils who [Read more]

LVSC Training and Mayoral Hustings

Getting Ready for the New Mayor Safer Future Communities at LVSC is running a series of free workshops launching on Thursday 14th April with a double workshop and running every Thursday until 19th May. SFC will facilitate these seven workshops with expert partners across a range of subject matters.

Counter On-line Hate Speech

A Race on the Agenda Seminar 25th February 2016 To be held in Islington. 9.30am – 1pm Preventing, Redressing, and Inhibiting hate speech in new media (PRISM) is an European project that aims to counter on-line hate speech. Through this project we work with young people, journalists, and law enforcement authorities to raise awareness and [Read more]

Save the date: regional networking events on outstanding Teaching Learning and Assessment

I am pleased to invite you to take part in two London regional networking events on outstanding teaching, learning and assessment ((TLA). The events provide opportunities to share practice on outstanding TLA, discuss and network with providers across the sector and learn more about the Education and Training Foundation funded project ‘Outstanding Teaching, Learning and [Read more]