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Home Office ends policy of automatic settlement for refugees after five years

via Andrew at LRF and Lucy at NACCOM A couple of excellent articles on the new Government policy to review refugees’ status after 5 years  – that came out last Thursday https://www.freemovement.org.uk/home-office-ends-policy-automatic-settlement-refugees-five-years/ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/09/refugees-applying-to-live-in-uk-face-being-sent-home-after-five-years

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Funding your destitution project – 1 day conference from NACCOM Thursday April 6th

On April 6th, NACCOM will be running a ‘Funding Your Project’ conference. Taking place at the St George’s Conference Centre in Leeds, this one-day event is designed for organisations working with destitute migrants who want to make the most of their existing income streams, or develop new ones.  Tickets are priced at £15 for member representatives […]

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Call for Papers – the Welcome City – Deadline 10th March

from Dr Hannah Lewis, University of Sheffield, and Dr Louise Waite, University of Leeds We are organising a session on welcoming refugees at an international ‘critical urban studies’ conference that will take place in Leeds 11-13 September. We are particularly interested to include local perspectives from practitioners and individuals involved in being welcomed, or welcoming refugees. What […]

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Creating a positive culture in the Third Sector, 29th March 09:00-13:00

Path Yorkshire and Voluntary Action Leeds present an event to support and enable organisations to face challenges and respond to changes by creating a positive culture, leading to improved capabilities and productivity.  Community and non-profit organisations are facing many challenges and are having to adapt and change to continue to meet its goals. To respond to […]

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WEA Next Steps to Success – Key skills for job searching

WEA will be running a 4 week course focusing on key skills development to prepare people for the job search process. The key skills covered are: CV and cover letter writing Job application completion including supporting statement Interview preparation and communication  Attendees will be given targeted support and advice to develop their written and verbal […]

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