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]

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]

Presentations from Forum on European Funding 2014-2020 (25 July 2013)

Thanks to everyone who attended today’s event. It was great to get your views on the many issues around the employment and skills agenda for London and ESF’s role in improving outcomes for disadvantaged groups. Thanks also to the chair, Paul Butler, the speakers Emma Stewart, Jeremy Crook, Alex Conway, and Paul Bivand, and to all [Read more]

Spending review: 2-minute guide, employment and skills headlines (not good news)

This week the Chancellor announced his spending plans for 2015-16. NCVO have produced a 2 minute guide to what the spending review means for charities and other voluntary organisations: Local government As predicted there will be a further 10% cash cuts, over and above the 33% real terms cuts made so far (see LGA for [Read more]