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  • Notes and presentations from the November Fife Employability Forum

    Created: 10/01/2017
    News/Events Category: Partnerships, Networks and Forums

    The November Fife Employability Forum welcomed 41 people from across the public (22%) and third sectors (78%).

    70% of attendees found the Forum very productive or productive, with 95% saying they would attend, or aim to attend, the next Forum.  

    The Forum had several key updates from partners and ourselves:

    • Pegs Bailey, FVA kicked off the Forum with an update from the FVA Employability Team; 
    • Stephen Adamson, FVA spoke about volunteering and benefits
    • Lindsay Geddes, DWP updated us on the DWP's new Dynamic Purchasing System (if you want to know more about DPS or need support with registering please contact us). 
    • Janet McQueen, DWP provided information on DWP support for travel costs;
    • David Redpath, CARF took us through Welfare Reform in Fife and some of the Work CARF are doing to support people. 

    The note of the Forum and a list of the presentations can be downloaded below:

    Note of the November Employability Forum (PDF download)

    FVA employability team update presentation (PDF download)

    Volunteering on benefits presentation (PDF download)

    DWP Dynaimic Purchasing System presentation (PDF download) 

    CARF update on welfare reform presentation (PDF download)

    If you would like to know more about the Fife Employability Forum or about the work of the Employability Team please contact Christine Davison, Development Officer on 0800 389 6046 or e-mail [email protected].

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