Effective Employer Engagement: A Getting London Ready workshop

Register now Expert guidance on working with business to access vacancies and placements for your clients, including part-time opportunities. Who’s it for? Recruitment and employer engagement staff, senior managers, and chief executives of third sector employment and skills providers. About the trainer: Clare Ludlow, Director Of Innovation, The Timewise Foundation (encompassing Women Like Us) Clare [Read more]

Supporting lone parents: A Getting London Ready Workshop

  This is a repeat of the session on 15 September Register now Lone parents face particular challenges in find work and those in London face additional barriers. This session will look at some of the key barriers, approaches to overcome them, as well as good practice in supporting lone parents move closer to and [Read more]

BBO ESF Support: ESF Readiness Questionnaire

BBO ESF Support Launches ESF Readiness Questionnaire Find out if ESF is right for you with the ESF Readiness Questionnaire. The questionnaire does not form part of the assessment process for Building Better Opportunities, it is designed for you to: Assess how ready you are to apply for, receive and manage ESF Funds Help you [Read more]

ESF Roadshows (materials & useful docs available)

  UPDATED ON 29 MAY 2015 As part of LVSC’s Getting London Ready programme, we ran sub-regional roadshows throughout May 2015 to provide information about ESF in London and Big Lottery’s Building Better Opportunities programme, and provide a chance to network. Presentations from the roadshows are available below: Presentation used at all roadshows GLA presentation on [Read more]

Presentations and notes from VCS Assist Forum: information and networking event for ESF in London (4 Dec 2014)

Information and networking event for ESF 2014 – notes (4 Dec 2014)(PDF) Thanks to everyone who attended the final big employment and skills event for the year. The notes from the meeting are above – including audience questions and answers, delegate list, and important links. Further details of the current programme proposals are in this [Read more]

Event: VCS Assist Information and Networking Event for ESF in London (4 Dec 2014)

VCS Assist Forum: information and networking event for ESF 2014-2020 programme in London Thursday 4 December 2014, 10am – 1pm The Lift 45 White Lion St London N1 9PW Nearest tube: Angel Register here: http://civi.lvsc.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=761 This is a follow up session to our previous VCS Assist forum events, to update providers and other VCS organisations on [Read more]

LVSC wins Big Lottery ESF programme development funding for London

Thanks to everyone who contributed their ideas and support to our bid for the Big Lottery Programme Development Funding. I’m happy to say that our application was successful. We’re currently talking to Big Lottery and the GLA to understand in a little more detail how best to use this funding. I’ll be in touch soon with further [Read more]

Power to Change: Lottery programme to support community-led enterprise

From Big Lottery: Power to Change is a new initiative which will invest up to £150 million to support the development of sustainable community-led enterprises across England. It will be delivered by an independent Trust to be established later this year. The economic climate has meant that many communities are experiencing challenges, at a local [Read more]

Social Investment Explained: A free guide from SEUK and Big Lottery

Social Investment Explained (PDF) From Big Potential: You have probably stumbled over the word social investment and wondered what it’s all about. The aim of this guide is to give you an overview of the UK social investment market and help you to work out whether and how it’s relevant to your organisation – it’s for [Read more]