CBI Economics/Nexus: Help shape The Future of Work

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Take part in the survey here Please respond by 5pm on 18 May. This compelling study aims to provide a fresh data-driven perspective on the impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Work. Why participate? Shape our understanding of how the world of work is changing and inform the wider debate on how the economy can best adapt. […]

In the News! The Employability Sector Recruitment Drive

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ERSA’s Elizabeth Taylor recently spoke to Personnel Today about the employability sector’s staffing challenge. In the article, Elizabeth explains that in addition to frontline advisers, “The organisations that have won employability contracts need commercial managers, performance managers, people who can manage stakeholder relationships and handle referrals. Then you have employer engagement roles – people who […]

New LITRG report – A better deal for the low-income taxpayer

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (An initiative of the Chartered Institute of Taxation) published a paper –  ‘A better deal for the low-income taxpayer’. This paper outlines practical steps to making the tax and associated welfare systems work better for people on low incomes. Press release: Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal […]

Destitution in the UK 2020, study published by Joseph Rowntree Foundation


This study, the third in the Destitution in the UK series, reveals that even before the COVID-19 outbreak destitution was rapidly growing in scale and intensity. Since 2017 many more households, including families with children, have been pushed to the brink. The UK should be a country where everyone has the chance of a healthy, […]

Have your say: Employment Data Lab


On behalf of the DWP, we would like to invite you to complete a short survey designed to support the development of an exciting new service called the Employment Data Lab. The Employment Data Lab will be a service provided by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and is designed to enable the evaluation […]

ERSA announces sector wide event not to be missed


As the sector prepares for the next phase, ERSA is delivering a major sector wide event bringing all parts of the employability sector together for a day of information, collaboration and preparation.   ERSA’s Chief Executive, Elizabeth Taylor said;    ‘ This is what ERSA is all about, bringing organisations from across the UK together […]

ERSA officially opens the Employability Industry Awards

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Today marks the official opening of the eighth annual ERSA Employability Awards. Entries are now open to individuals and organisations supporting jobseekers to gain, sustain and progress in work. The ERSA Employability Awards 2020 celebrates best practice across the employment support sector. They are a chance to highlight and champion the day-to-day hard work and […]