pyramidally The Institute for Fiscal Studies reports there has been a rise in the rate of economic inactivity among older people – neither in work or actively searching for work – since the COVID-19 pandemic started.
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Gebog Get the latest news, findings and research relating to the third sector from the Civil Society Involvement team here on our blog. We want to understand the key issues within the current European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) programme which are affecting the ability of third sector organisations to use European funds effectively.
The Resolution Foundation has released its fourth report on the outlook for living standards in the UK over the next year and beyond, considering household incomes, forecasts from the Bank of England and Office for Budget Responsibility, the conflict in Ukraine and policy changes.
Three new reports have been published from the national evaluation of the England ESF 2014-2020 programme.
Our latest newsletter includes information about the ESF Managing Authority online celebration event on 17th March and an overview of the current information released regarding UK Funding available along with news and information relevant to the Third Sector.
The Growth Programme Board is the overall programme monitoring committee in England for the 2014-2020 European Social Investment Fund (ESIF) programme, the latest meeting held in December included an overview of UK investment programmes, as the Growth Programme Board continues to work closely with local partners through the transition from ESIF Funding.
The latest ESF Case Study booklet has been published to showcase just some of the projects funded by ESF, highlighting the impact and positive difference made to people, communities, and businesses. ESF funding has supported around £1.6million people, with many progressing in life through improving their employability, gaining new skills, move towards and into work.
Our December newsletter takes a look back at another extraordinary year for the third sector, with European Social Investment Fund (ESIF) grant recipients rising to the challenge of adapting delivery in response to COVID-19 restrictions and continuing to provide valuable services across the country.