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Below are all the latest news stories from Community Links.  You can also access our latest press releases, and see our latest media coverage

For media enquiries, please contact Will Horwitz, 020 7473 9669 or 07966 344506, while the about us section has more information on Community Links' work.

Employment and Enterprise Fair

Employment and Enterprise Fair

Community Links, is working with local volunteer groups, to  host an Employment and Enterprise Fair;  it aims to counter the Benefits Street stereotype of unemployed people. Confirmed speakers include  Stephen Timms MP, Shadow Minister for Employment, and Sir Robin Wales, Mayor of Newham Exhibitors include Barts NHS Trust, BT Apprenticeships, London City Airport, John Lewis and the Metropolitan Police East Ham Town Hall, Barking… Read more.

Tipping the Balance?

Tipping the Balance?

Community Links has published Tipping the Balance, our report into the cumulative impact of welfare reform on people in Newham We work in one of the most deprived areas of the country, where many residents have been faced with drastically reduced incomes as a result of the changes implemented 12-months ago. The report comes one year after the Government’s flagship welfare reforms were introduced and follows a month in which many people, including… Read more.

Community Links benefits from Pro Bono Advice as part of Morgan Stanley’s Strategy Challenge

Community Links benefits from Pro Bono Advice as part of Morgan Stanley’s Strategy Challenge

Community Links is delighted to have been chosen as one of Morgan Stanley’s first UK Strategy Challenge partners. Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm. The Strategy Challenge is Morgan Stanley’s signature skills-based volunteer program, which provides non-profit organisations with pro bono strategic consulting. Launched in the US in 2009, the Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge, cumulatively delivered more… Read more.

Alternative Provision Free School status: Consultation response.

Alternative Provision Free School status: Consultation response.

In January 2014 Community Links launched a public consultation as part of our proposal for our independent school, Education Links, to move towards Alternative Provision Free School status. Today we publish the results of that consultation, which shows the majority of respondents support the proposed conversion. The process for establishing a Free School includes a statutory requirement… Read more.

Skills Support for the Unemployed - new project begins

Skills Support for the Unemployed - new project begins

Community Links is delighted to have been awarded a contract by the Skills Funding Agency on their Skills Support for the Unemployed Programme across east London. We will be one of two Prime Contractors (the other is 15 Billion) providing support in the east London Boroughs of Newham, Tower Hamlets, Barking & Dagenham, Waltham Forest, Havering, Hackney and… Read more.

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