Welcome to ERSA

ERSA is the trade membership body for the employment support sector which supports current and future jobseekers to gain sustain and progress in work. Our members span the private, public and voluntary sectors, ranging from multinationals through to small specialist charities and social enterprises supporting their local communities.

We exist to serve the sector and, through the sector, those who use their services.

The ReAct Partnership is a new, industry-led, active collaboration to support a continuous improvement community in the Restart programme through action research, shared and iterative learning, and the development of applied, evidence-based resources. 

The Partnership is co-funded by six of the ‘prime providers’ for the Restart programme – FedCap Employment, G4S, Ingeus, Maximus, Reed and Serco, and is being managed by the Institute of Employment Studies (IES), working alongside the Institute for Employability Professionals (IEP) and the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA).  

Visit the ReAct website for more information


ASK SETH, which stands for Skills, Employment, Training and Help, is the UK’s first independent collection of online advice and support for a diverse range of people looking for work, and for professionals providing employability support to jobseekers. 

Better Society

ASK SETH was shortlisted in the Tech for Good category in 2022, which honours organisations using technology to improve the lives of others.