Supporting refugees into Employment | 15 September 2022

Supporting Refugees into Employment: A Collective Endeavour 15 September 2022, 4-5pm Register in advance for a joining link This timely online event will bring together practitioners from across the corporate, public and social sectors to share best practices around supporting refugees into employment and collectively problem-solve on some of our greatest barriers to success. Chaired […]

Employment Support for Greater Manchester | 14 September

Employment Support for Greater Manchester 14 September, 10am -12pm Agenda to be confirmed Please get in touch with the team if you have an agenda item or something to share via Please visit the ESGM page for on demand content and more information.  Sign up to receive regular ERSA and Sector Updates Subscribe now […]

Secure Homes and Work | 22 September 2022

Formally the Housing and Employment forum, the Secure Homes and Work Forum provides a platform for organisations to engage, collaborate and communicate across sectors. Supported by Cognisoft.  Secure Homes and Work 22 September, 10.30am, register here. New date, rescheduled from 8 September With contributions from St Mungo’s, Clarion Futures, House of St Barnabas and ERSA Please […]

Youth Hubs Forum | 7 September 2022

Youth Hubs Forum Supported by Youth Futures Foundation Open to all organisations with an interest in better youth services and delivery. Register via   See also ERSA’s Youth Employment Events and our Youth Employment Page. Please get in touch with the team if you have an agenda item or something to share around Youth Hubs […]

Leveraging new technologies to solve social issues

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On 1 July, join ERSA and Bayes Impact, a European tech non-profit leveraging new technologies to solve social issues. Experts in the field of unemployment, digital transformation and impactful products they will be presenting Bob, their digital coaching solution. After having supported +300,000 jobseekers in France, Bayes Impact have adapted their technology to the UK market […]

Can digital solutions improve employment support outcomes?

6 July, 10.30 – 11.30am Online digital tools that support employment services can deliver consistency and efficiency for the provider. But can they support the individual? And can a digital platform itself encourage motivation and behavioural change? Saffron present key findings from the formal evaluation report of the Create Your Own Future platform. With over […]

Employer & Worker Perspectives on the Living Wage: insights from N Zealand

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After achieving his PhD at MMUBS in 1996, Jim spent 12 years at Warwick University before joining Massey in 2008. He has researched and published across a wide range of HRM and employment relations issues including the management of older workers; variable pay; low pay and the living wage; flexible working time; HRM in small […]

Employment and Skills Convention 2021: Recovery and Renewal

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How will the convention focus on recovery and renewal? Tackling long-term unemployment While the economy is starting to recover, we are seeing a steady growth of long term unemployment. We know that the longer someone is out of the labour market, the more difficult it is to return to work. We will explore how we […]

Can good work be prioritised in hospitality’s recovery from COVID-19?

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Hospitality can be a great sector for people with experience of homelessness to work in.  It is a huge sector with varied jobs and most employers are more interested in attitude than formal qualifications. The House of St Barnabas is both a hospitality business and a charity supporting people with experience of homelessness into work, […]