About our sector

ERSA campaigns for high quality services for the UK’s jobseekers and low earners.

Our members from the employment support sector include charities, local authorities, housing associations, social enterprises, funding bodies and private sector organisations striving to change the lives of jobseekers and those looking to advance their careers. As a result, they are a force for good for the families and communities in which our participants live.

We give the sector a united voice, recognise and share best practice, and improve understanding of the value we bring to the country.

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The ReAct Partnership: joining forces to help jobseekers reboot their lives

The main providers of the Restart Scheme have joined forces to help improve the programme for jobseekers. Under the banner of the ReAct Partnership the providers share research and experiences of what works best in offering enhanced support to find jobs for Universal Credit claimants who have been out of work for at least nine months. It’s a combined effort to the boost the prospects for jobseekers and increase the value for money of employment services to taxpayers. 

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