New poll shows mixed public priorities for ‘Levelling Up’

Research published today by Seetec, an employee-owned business group, shows that, although the public is aware of the Government’s ‘Levelling Up’ agenda, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has a job on its hands to articulate what this agenda means for local communities. A YouGov poll of 1,496 adults across England, commissioned by […]

New Director joins Fedcap Employment

Amanda Cullen new director for the Restart Programme at Fedcap Employment

LEADING employability charity Fedcap Employment has appointed a new director to spearhead its work on the new Restart Scheme launching this summer.    Amanda Cullen will lead Fedcap Employment’s delivery of the Restart Scheme in South Central. The scheme will support more than 100,000 unemployed people across Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Surrey, West Sussex, Hampshire and the […]

Fedcap to deliver the Restart Programme in South Central England with partners

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Fedcap Employment been chosen by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to deliver its new #Restart programme across the South Central area of England, covering Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Surrey, West Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. The programme will support people who have been unemployed for between 12 to 18 months. To help us deliver this programme we’ll […]

Seetec Pluss wins Restart in South West England

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Seetec Pluss is delighted to have been awarded the Department for Work and Pensions Restart contract for South West England (CPA 4a). Restart is a brand-new government programme that will support thousands of people who have been out of work and claiming Universal Credit for at least 12 months to build confidence, skills and find […]

DWP Announcement: RESTART Programme winners and their CPAs

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We have run a call off commercial process from the Commercial Agreement for Employment and Health Related Services [CAEHRS] using robust procurement methods to select providers to provide the highest quality employment services to participants, ensuring the contracts achieve the best value for money for the tax payer. Competition Results Four of the Restart bidders […]

Create your own future’ free employability platform


Within the employability sector scalability matters – and so too does timing! So, in response to current circumstances, we’ve decided to make our employability solutions platform, ‘Create Your Own Future,’ available to everyone, for free. This cutting-edge platform helps participants through the journey back to work and/or in developing a long-term sustainable career. The platform […]

Full specification released for Restart Programme

Update 6 January: DWP have advised that they have uploaded a number of new documents to the Virtual Data Room (full ITT pack) including the areas for evaluation, evaluation process and instructions to bidders. Message from the DWP, sent via the eProcurement system, Jaggaer on Friday 18 December. Hopefully you will already be aware of DWP’s […]

How the Restart scheme will work

See original post on  As more information is known, we’ll add details here The government’s Plan for Jobs is helping millions of people across the country who have been directly impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19). We know that those who have been out of work for longer periods might need extra help to move back into employment. […]