DWP News: Touchbase – 7 May 2021

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Train and Progress DWP Train and Progress (TaP) – a new DWP initiative aimed at increasing access to training opportunities for claimants – will see an extension to the length of time people can receive Universal Credit while undertaking work-focused study. The amount of time UC claimants can take part in full-time training will extend […]

Digital Lifeline Computer Tablets for people with Learning Difficulties

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JobnetworkBristol has delivered 40 tablets for people with learning difficulties including through disability. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/free-tablets-to-improve-lives-of-thousands-of-people-with-learning-disabilities If in the 10,9,8..  days you can organise and deliver a tablet to your client, JobnetworkBristol will forward your interest to a local enterprise supplied with tablets. The aim of the project is a quick rollout of tablets sponsored by Gov.uk […]

Lifepilot website for adults to get back into work or study

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We are re-launching the free Lifepilot site for adults! Lifepilot is a free, one-stop website with the information, advice and tools to help adults get back into learning or to support job/career change. Visit www.life-pilot.co.uk to find information and advice to help adults starting from a range of pathways and tools to help them explore […]

Ways2Work in May

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I hope you’re enjoying the working days and the Bank Holidays this month! Just a quick update of what’s going on here in May. One Front Door is holding an Online Jobs Fair focusing on public sector jobs. Sign up to attend here: One Front Door Online Jobs Fair Tickets, Wed 26 May 2021 at […]

Voscur funding news, jobs & events: 5 May – Time to book

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Information from Voscur’s latest e-bulletin: We’re heading straight into upcoming events with our busy calendar, and the exciting news that all courses and events from July onwards will be hosted on our new learning and events platform, the VCSE Academy.  For now, let’s take a look at what’s coming up – all online, so no […]

ONS blog: Are we facing a mental health pandemic?

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The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has been working to monitor the effect of the last year’s events on people’s personal well-being and mental health. Two new pieces of analysis have been published today, providing early insights into self-reported depression in adults during the early 2021 lockdown, and experimental analysis of the number of depression diagnoses by GPs during […]

The ONS Monthly Digest – May 2021

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest insights Our interactive tool has the latest data and trends related to the pandemic from the ONS and other sources. Find out more   How has lockdown changed our relationship with nature? More than a year on from the first national lockdown in spring 2020, we look at how people’s perception of […]

Free online Self-Improvement Course, May 2021

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We are Centre for Capacity Building Enterprise Development (CCBED) an organization hosted at St Paul’s Learning Centre in Bristol and we are ready to deliver our free online course on 13 May. Time for Change provides tools and a safe space to discuss and develop skills around  Building Resilience, Being Assertive, Managing Change, Building Communication, […]

We Work for Everyone Provider Event

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‘We Work for Everyone’ would like to invite you to a virtual meeting on the Friday 7th May 2021 between 10am-12pm and this event will be an opportunity to find out more about the project and to also find out how to use ProContract. Please use the following Eventbrite link to reserve a free ticket. […]

South Glos Community Learning course offer for May and June

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We have had some success with the face to face courses we have recently offered following Government, DFE and Public Health England guidance and have been working hard to extend our offer. Please find attached a list of courses that cover Patchway, Filton and The Stokes areas which I would be grateful if you could […]