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Everything you need to know about Social Value in 2018

Source By: Social Enterprise UK

Booking is now open for the fifth annual Social Value Summit, the leading event in its field, taking place on 28th February in London. The Summit brings together more than 350 commissioners and providers from across the public, private and social sectors.  

This year, the event will cover not only current best practice, but also future challenges and opportunities including:

  • Does Brexit provide an opportunity for social value to grow?
  • Are devolved areas where the greatest potential is?
  • How do we use social value to tackle our employment challenge?

For attendees, the Summit will deliver:

  • Leading expertise in the field of social value measurement & reporting
  • The latest intelligence and information on social value
  • Practical advice and tips to put into action in your organisation
  • Dialogue and debate on key topics from expert speakers
  • Leaders from across sectors in attendance
  • Excellent networking with leaders from across sectors

There are a limited number of Early bird tickets available

Book your place here

Find out more about the Social Value Summit here

The Social Value Summit is brought to you by Social Enterprise UK and is supported by Business in the Community. It will be held at the Institution of Engineering & Technology, Savoy Place, Embankment, London.


There are exhibitor spaces available for interested organisations. Contact Neha Chandgothia at SEUK on 020 3589 4957 for more information, or email

We look forward to seeing you in February.

Enrolling Now 20+ Level 2 Courses Fully Funded

Source By: Hackney Learning Trust 

Just a reminder that ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) advice sessions resume this week.

Further information available at

The service is free and accessible to anyone, aged 19 years old or above, who would like to improve their English. There are no other eligibility requirements. 

'Stay Healthy' event


Free 'Stay Healthy' Event

City and Hackney CCG and NHS Community Voice are running a free ‘Stay Healthy’ event. Come along to this event to find out about services and support available locally to help you stay healthy and

The event includes the below and more: 

  • Massage
  • Foot health session
  • Smoothie bikes – cycle your way to a smoothie
  • Information on local mental health support
  • Cooking healthy food on a budget
  • Diabetes checks

There is no need to register for the event, just come along on the day – full event details below.

When and where 
Stay Healthy Event
Wednesday 15 November, 10.30am – 2.30pm
Hackney Central Library 
1 Reading Ln, London E8 1GQ

All of the above information is also details in this poster – please feel free to share.

Modern Slavery Awareness Sessions

Source By:LBH

Modern Slavery Awareness Sessions 

Wednesday 6 December

9.30am to 12.30 or 1.30pm to 4.30pm

Venue: Room 2.01, Hackney Service Centre

Aim: This training will provide you with the knowledge you need to support the Slavery Safeguarding Lead (SSL) in the National Referral Mechanism pilots.

Objectives: The session will cover:

 What trafficking and slavery are

 Nature and scale of the issue – nationally, regionally, locally

 Types of trafficking and slavery and how to identify them

 Legal definitions and the Modern Slavery Act

 Working with potential victims

 Victim and survivors perspective

 How to interview and engage with vulnerable persons, safeguarding approach

 The National Referral Mechanism – what it is and completing it

 Processes to follow and things to consider

 Your agencies responsibilities

 Case studies and practice identifying potential victims

Please fully complete and return the appropriate application form to 

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