A national ESF Employment and Skills provider, and provider of the INSPIRE LOCAL project in D2N2, Working Links, has announced that it has gone into administration. See letter from DWP for details.
In D2N2 this flagship project, with a particular focus on supporting individuals with health related barriers to employment, was drawing to a close and was not due to be extended.
UPDATE 26/3/19: the contract and delivery of the Inspire Local programme was novated to Fedcap Employment, a not for profit charity, on the 27th February and there was only a break in delivery for six days. For more information on Fedcap Employment and the Inspire Local programme, please visit their website: http://www.fedcapemployment.org/index.html
Article uploaded 7/3/19; updated 26/3/19
This project is part-funded by the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.