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 Programme Supply Chain Opportunities

Ingeus UK Ingeus UK is a leading provider of people-centred services, including employability programmes, skills and training, youth services and health-related support that assists individuals to reach and realise their full potential. They are interested in working with partners who share our values and commitment to delivering high performing services and significant social impact. Ingeus [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]

Department for Work and Pensions Invitations To Tender – Deadline Extended

Employment Support for Troubled Families The DWP has extended the deadline for submitting applications for the Employment Support for Troubled Families programme. The new deadline for applications is 10 am, 15th July 2016. This programme forms a part of the London Enterprise Panel’s (LEP) comprehensive package of ESF employment support provision for unemployed or inactive [Read more]

Networking for ESF: A VCS Assist Event

Aimed at those organisations interested in bidding for DWP & SFA ESF programmes this half day event will provide an opportunity for networking and discussion. We will consider the key elements and principles behind successful supply chains, the impact of the Merlin Standard and the key challenges and benefits that organisations need to consider when [Read more]

London 2014-2020 ESF Programme – Update IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Department for Work and Pensions launches first ESF Tendering Round Today, the DWP launched its first ESF 2014-20 tendering round in London for employment provision for Older People 50+. This programme forms a part of the London Enterprise Panel’s (LEP) comprehensive package of ESF employment support provision for adults and will look to address a [Read more]

G4S to bid for DWP and SFA co-financed ESF programmes

G4S intends to bid for a number of DWP and SFA co-financed ESF programmes in 2016. We would encourage expressions of interest from VCS partners through our website: http://g4swelfaretowork.com/partners/partnership-opportunities/. G4S is a pure managing agent, which means that all of our delivery is through partners so we avoid any conflict of interest. Our role is [Read more]

MAXIMUS – DWP supply chain opportunities

MAXIMUS are interested in tendering as a prime contractor for the European Social Fund Opt-In opportunities which are soon to be published by DWP.  Our primary interest in ESF opportunities will be within the geographical regions of London, the South East, Home Counties, Thames Valley, Yorkshire and Humber LEP regions.  However we intend to review [Read more]

Trailblazer programme proves successful at getting young people off benefits; not quite so effective at getting them into work

DWP, Evaluation of the Day One Support for Young People Trailblazer (November 2014) (PDF) DWP, Day One Support For Young People Trailblazer: A Preliminary Impact Analysis (November 2014) (PDF) Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published its Evaluation of the Day One Support for Young People Trailblazer. The Day One Support for Young People [Read more]