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ERSA Employability Awards 2019 open today #ERSAAwards19

Today marks the official opening of the seventh annual ERSA Employability Awards. Entries are now open to individuals and organisations supporting jobseekers to gain, sustain and progress in work.

Everybody should have access to GREAT Employment support #ERSAConf18

Shadow Minister Mike Amesbury’s speech from the ERSA Annual Conference last Wednesday (5 December):

UK’s largest employability celebration returns #EmpDay19

The fourth UK Employability Day has been announced for Friday 28 June 2019. The date was announced at ERSA’s annual conference with the Minister for Disabilities and Shadow Minister for Employment.

New report calls on Government to close the race employment gap by engaging community partners

Today (31 Oct), the Employment Related Service Association (ERSA), in partnership with PeoplePlus, published Race, Ethnicity and Employment: Addressing Disparities and Supporting Communities, a report highlighting the employment gap between different ethnic groups in the UK.

Finalists for 2018 ERSA Employability Awards announced

Today, ERSA announced the finalists for the 2018 Employability Awards, sponsored by Clarion Futures, at its AGM in London. The list of finalists includes a wide variety of organisations and individuals demonstrating exceptional service and support to help people into employment.

Clarion Futures supports record 3,000 people into full time jobs and apprenticeships

Clarion Futures, the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing Group, will support a record 3,000 people into full time employment and apprenticeships in the 2017/18 financial year.

Government urged to act now to boost disadvantaged communities post-Brexit

The government must act urgently to build a new world-leading initiative to replace funds for disadvantaged communities after Brexit, the Work and Pensions Committee heard today. 

ERSA Employability Awards 2018 open today

Today marks the official opening of the sixth annual Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) Employability Awards sponsored by Clarion Futures. Entries are now open to individuals, organisations and businesses that help jobseekers in their journey into or towards employment. 

ERSA welcomes the latest set of labour market statistics

ERSA welcomes the latest set of labour market statistics for February to April 2017, which show unemployment down by over 145,000 on the year and with the rate remaining at 4.6% - the lowest since 1975. The statistics also show that the number of women in work is at a new record high at over 70%. A 57,000 fall in youth employment is more concerning however, as is the 0.6% fall in average pay.

UK's largest jobseeker support programme closes to referrals with over 800,000 helped into work

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