London Employment and Skills Convention 2014 | Earlybird rate ends next Friday 24 October

What to expect this year in 2014!

London's economy is growing fast, and its labour market is the biggest and most complex in Europe with a rapidly growing and highly diverse workforce.

So employment is up; unemployment down. London has the largest pockets of poverty both in, and out of work in Britain.

Seminar: Effective employment support for people with mental health conditions

24th October 2014

Seminar: Maximising advice, support and income for people in poverty

This seminar will consider findings from two evidence reviews undertaken for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The first review concerns the role of advice and support services in preventing poverty; mitigating its effects, and helping people to escape it. It will provide an opportunity to discuss practical lessons for future delivery as well as research and evaluation, including how to make the case for Social Investment.

Upcoming Inclusion events this autumn

Upcoming Inclusion events this autumn

Inclusionthis autumn will be sharing knowledge via top industry professionals across a variety of subject areas effecting people in need in our society, providing and debating the latest insights towards positive change. Hear from a wealth of passionate and knowledgeable speakers and meet key contacts for both personal and future business prospects.

London Employment and Skills

The London Employment and Skills Convention explores the key issues for London's labour market.

Scotland Employment and skills - What to expect

What to expect -  Register here

“Earlybird September Sale!

Aspire Recruitment
Closing date: 

Earlybird September Sale!

All Inclusion events are on sale for £90+VAT! (for a limited time only)

-          Offer ends 1 October

-          Limited availability on headline events

-          Terms and conditions apply

Equal Approach

Who Are We?

Equal Approach Welfare and Skills specialise in the recruitment of vacancies for the Welfare to Work, Skills, Housing and Criminal Justice (Transforming Rehabilitation) sectors.

Our service delivery and expertise offers clients a multitude of benefits including, but not limited to, the following:

Upcoming Inclusion events in 2014

Dates for your diary:

  • London Employment and Skills Convention, 15 October

Will explore the key issues for London's labour market.

  • Employability & Skills Scotland, 18/19 November, Glasgow

Wll bring together policy makers and practitioners from across Scotland and beyond to discuss and debate the latest developments in welfare reform.

Press Release: Disabled Living Foundation and Shaw Trust partnership agreed

The Disabled Living Foundation (DLF), a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living for over 40 years, has joined forces with Shaw Trust. The charities will merge at the end of November and DLF will retain its name, identity and staff.

National Careers Service Adviser (Field Based)

South West
Closing date: 

National Careers Service Adviser (Field Based)

Job Purpose: To provide careers advice to National Careers Service customers using a variety of delivery methods and to support customer through to a job or learning outcome

Salary range; £18,000 - £20,182K per annum
(dependant on trainee status)

Line Manager: Lead Adviser

Location: South West – Various locations

DWP consultation seeking views on allowing sharing of Universal Credit information with social landlords to enable them to support tenants

The DWP consultation asking for views on whether Universal Credit information should be shared with social landlords, to enable them to help tenants, closes on 19th October 2014, 11:45pm

From the DWP release

Three quarters of English local authorities will have to scale-back or scrap support for vulnerable people

The Local Government Association (LGA) has published details of a survey showing that up to three quarters of English local authorities will have to either significantly scale back crisis support for vulnerable people or scrap their provision entirely, if Government goes ahead with its plans to remove funding for Local Welfare Schemes.

Assumption that employers choose migrants over UK born workers is a myth, research finds

British employers who hire EU migrants over UK born job seekers do so for their experience and commitment rather than lower pay, reports the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development (CIPD).

Iain Duncan Smith reveals plans for pre-paid benefits cards to prevent "destructive habits" of welfare recipients

Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference, Iain Duncan Smith has announced plans to test the use of pre-paid benefit smart cards to prevent claimants "destructive habits."