Employment and Skills updates 

Written byLauren De Moet

Local Authority Employment and Skills Forum Inaugural Meeting, 29 February 

The inaugural Local Authority Employment and Skills Forum, a collaborative initiative spearheaded by Haringey, Hackney, and Tower Hamlets, will take place on 29 February. This forum aims to facilitate networking among leaders within Local Authority Employment Services, fostering a platform for exchanging best practices and addressing pertinent challenges in service delivery. 

 Purpose: 

  • Exchange best practices in employment and skills services. 
  • Discuss challenges and innovate solutions in service delivery 
  • Strategies on future-proofing employment and skills services in light of short term funding. 
  • Identify opportunities for cross-council commissioning. 

Agenda: Future Planning is the focus of the first meeting and will include the following:  

  • Structures – How are local authorities structuring services to meet the needs of their residents?  
  • Future proofing services – UKSPF 1 year funding; DWP universal support 
  • Insights from ESRA – TBC 
  • Terms of Reference for the forum  
  • Suggestions for agenda items for next meeting on 13th June 2024 
  • Networking opportunity  

 Event Details: 

Local Authority Employment and Skills Forum Inaugural Meeting, 29 February 

The inaugural Local Authority Employment and Skills Forum, a collaborative initiative spearheaded by Haringey, Hackney, and Tower Hamlets, will take place on 29 February. This forum aims to facilitate networking among leaders within Local Authority Employment Services, fostering a platform for exchanging best practices and addressing pertinent challenges in service delivery. 

 Purpose: 

  • Exchange best practices in employment and skills services. 
  • Discuss challenges and innovate solutions in service delivery 
  • Strategies on future-proofing employment and skills services in light of short term funding. 
  • Identify opportunities for cross-council commissioning. 

Agenda: Future Planning is the focus of the first meeting and will include the following:  

  • Structures – How are local authorities structuring services to meet the needs of their residents?  
  • Future proofing services – UKSPF 1 year funding; DWP universal support 
  • Insights from ESRA – TBC 
  • Terms of Reference for the forum  
  • Suggestions for agenda items for next meeting on 13th June 2024 
  • Networking opportunity  

 Event Details: 

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