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]

Professional Exchange: Free CPD network for FE staff in London

AoC London is launching a new project this autumn called ‘Professional Exchange’, which consists of creating a cross-sector network of teaching practitioners across London. The focus of the Exchange  is on enhancing teaching, learning and assessment practices through practitioner-led CPD. The aim is for this network to become a sustainable community of practice for teaching [Read more]

Vacancy: ESF Technical Assistance (TA) Officer

 ESF Technical Assistance (TA) Officer The Evelyn Oldfield Unit is a high profile refugee and migrant-led second-tier organisation at the forefront of developing the capacity of the refugee and migrant sector.  The Unit is passionate about the values of gender equality, cultural diversity, community leadership and creating a step change towards more inclusive services for [Read more]

Clarification on the Work and Health Programme

Further to our post last Friday on the Work and Health Programme, we need to clarify that at this point in time, all you need to do is register your interest with the DWP Bravo Soluntion website, in order that you can formally express an interest to be part of a supply chain through the PQQ at a [Read more]

Registering your interest for the Work and Health Programme

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) for the Work and Health Programme. DWP is working with London government to implement a new Work and Health Programme, with the objective of transforming employment support for those furthest from the labour market — those with health conditions and disabilities and [Read more]

Youth Innovation Fund and Team London Volunteering ESF Briefing Event

The GLA held a ‘Youth Innovation Fund and Team London Volunteering ESF Briefing Event’ at City Hall on 27 June 2016. Links to the presentation, Q&A and GLA ESF Mailing List can be found here: https://www.london.gov.uk/WHAT-WE-DO/funding/european-social-fund/gla-co-financing-organisation/market-warming-events”

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]

Impact of Brexit

Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) released a statement on the EU referendum leave result, in terms of its impact on ESF funded projects in the UK. To view the full statement, please follow this link. Access Europe Network have also produced a briefing on the impact of Brexit on EU funding. Finally NCVO have done a [Read more]

London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update (Invitation to tender)

Skills Funding Agency launches NEW Invitation To Tender   Basic English Language for the Unemployed The SFA has launched a further round of procurement in London covering the ESOL strand of the ESF 2014-20 Programme. The programme aims to provide bespoke support and pre-entry ESOL training for the unemployed and those economically inactive and seeking [Read more]

Many Hands: Londoners, work and the voluntary and community sector

Supporting Londoners in into quality work is one of the great challenges facing our city today. LVSC’s latest report, Many Hands: Londoners, work and the voluntary and community sector, examines the employment and skills challenges facing individuals, existing employability support, and the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations active in this area. Employment and [Read more]