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Archive | February, 2018

FREE English/ESOL classes and Employment help and support from PATH

PATH Yorkshire is offering FREE English/ESOL classes and Employment help and support to Leeds residents who have indefinite leave to remain, on spouse visa, Eastern Europeans/EU citizens, with permission to work but not currently working Free Services provided by PATH Yorkshire: One-to-one help and support towards getting jobs English/ESOL Classes – Entry 1, 2, 3 […]

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Job opportunity with The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN)

TERN are looking to expand their work into Yorkshire and are currently looking for a business support officer to run a new pilot entrepreneurship training programme for refugees in the local area. The role will: ·       Involve working with our leadership team in London to co-design the programme delivery and co-develop a strategy to sustain activities […]

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DEADLINE Extended until the 5th March – Call for Evidence for the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration – Asylum Accommodation Inquiry

ICIBI Extends Deadline until 5th March for Call for Evidence : Asylum Accommodation The Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration is currently gathering evidence for an inquiry into asylum accommodation. They have recently put a call out for written evidence, asking for interested parties to submit evidence to the ICIBI by the 5th March. This is a great […]

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Resource of the week #12: How to measure your impact on wellbeing

This looks like an interesting resource for measuring your org’s impact on wellbeing: “The What Works Centre for Wellbeing is an independent body developing robust, accessible and useful evidence that governments, businesses, communities and people can use to improve wellbeing across the UK. In this guide we at the Centre have brought together the […]

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Update from the new Migrant Health Board

Background The Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board have created a sub group called the Migrant Health Board. This group will report directly into both the Health and Wellbeing Board and Leeds Strategic Migration Board.   The Migrant Health Board met for the first time on Thursday 22nd February, and was Chaired by Ian Cameron, Director of […]

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Asylum Stats Q4 2017 (Oct17-Dec17)

Via Asylum Matters Here are the immigration statistics for October to December 2017. Key asylum figures are below and you can find the data tables here. The most notable finding is that the backlog of cases pending an initial decision for more than 6 months has grown by 39% (from 10,552 in Q3 to 14,650 […]

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Job: GRT Inclusion Support Worker Post- Leeds City Council

Job title: GRT Inclusion Support Worker Hours: 37 hours per week Grade & Salary: C1 £20,661 – £22,658 Education data within the recently published Race Disparity Audit shows that Gypsy, Roma and Traveller pupils are consistently one of the lowest performing ethnic group’s at all key stages, and have significantly above average rates of absence […]

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