NCVO and ERSA paper: Future Employment and Skills Training for Disadvantaged Groups – a Successor to the European Social Fund

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The withdrawal of the European Social Fund (ESF), without a replacement programme in place, would have a serious impact on the support some of the most disadvantaged communities receive.

This is from a November 2017 paper (pdf) from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and Employment Related Services Association (ERSA).

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Young Women’s Trust tender: Evaluation of “Young, female and forgotten?” Project

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From 2015-17, the Young Women’s Trust (YWT) carried out research about young women who are not in education, employment and training (NEET) and economically inactive (EI).

They are now looking for someone to conduct a short, independent evaluation to assess the project and its policy impact.  Submissions close on 8 January 2018. Continue reading “Young Women’s Trust tender: Evaluation of “Young, female and forgotten?” Project”

Office of the Committee for Employment and Social Security, States of Guernsey: Disability Equality Legislation – Request for Quotation

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The Committee for Employment and Social Security are seeking expert advice to help them to decide which jurisdiction to model the new Disability Equality Legislation on.

A December 2017 ‘request for quotation’ has been published on the States of Guernsey’s website. Submissions close on 2 January 2018.

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Young Women’s Trust final report: Young, Female and Forgotten?

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Post-16 education and training providers need to offer greater levels of support to returning students, in particular young mothers.

This is one of the recommendations from the November 2017 Young Women’s report (pdf) which exposes the extent to which many young women who are out of work are isolated, with limited support networks, and struggling to get by financially.

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Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy white paper: Industrial Strategy – Building a Britain Fit for the Future

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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have published a white paper on the industrial strategy (pdf), in November 2017.

This paper sets out a long-term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK.

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