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 in one room to make the very best of all the opportunitites that exist so they can get on with the very important task of supporting the nations jobseekers and those futhest from the labour market. No organisation in the sector can afford to miss this event. At a time when funding for the sector is shrinking, we need to come together as one and show commissioners and policy makers, we are a well developed sector and between us have the answers and can, and are already making a difference. ERSA represents all.’

Join the employability sector for a day of market engagement, presentations from sector leaders, a chance to meet primes, to meet similar organisations, to build new supply chains, to collaborate.

This event will provide organisations a chance to work the room as the themes develop throughout the day with a structured programme of round tables positioning organisations together and develop your future partnerships. 

Learn more about the three EAHRS tiers, the DWP Code of Conduct, DPS 2, MoJ commissioning, the Challenge Fund and the latest UK Shared Prosperity Fund news.

There will be also be an industry showcase of resources to assist bid writing and delivery.

This event is for organisations of any size from all parts of the employment support sector.

Sessions will be relevant to primes and supply chains, housing providers, local authorities, health related organisations, offender related services, specialist providers.

More details including how your orgasnisation can get involved in the biggest, most important event for the employability sector this year! 

Further information: 

The Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) is the trade association for employment support. Established in 2005, for the industry by the industry, it exists to help its members achieve their shared goal: to help people achieve and sustain employment.

ERSA’s membership is as diverse as the employment support sector itself. Its members deliver a wide range of government-commissioned welfare to work programmes, including the Work and Health programme, National Lottery Building Better Opportunities, ESF, Returners Fund and, Challenge Fund, plus other employment-related services.

ERSA represents prime contractors, plus a larger number of subcontractors. ERSA’s members are drawn almost equally from the private and voluntary sectors, with a small number of public sector organisations also in membership. It is the diversity of its membership that gives ERSA its strength to speak as the authoritative voice of the sector.

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