Ealing Council is running a jobs fair tomorrow, 24 October, Ealing Town Hall.
The fair aims to help people in to work, and to give advice about forthcoming benefit caps resulting from the Government’s Welfare Reform Act. The event is being organised by Ealing Council and Jobcentre Plus, and will see over 15 employers attending offering jobs, apprenticeships and training opportunities. There will also be general advice and workshops on employability and getting back into work.
Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Hitesh Tailor, who will be attending the event, said: “Events like this are vital as we respond to the significant welfare and housing reforms being introduced by the Government. Ealing’s Housing Commission looked at the specific implications these reforms will have for Ealing’s residents. The result is an on-going commitment to providing quality employment and training advice and more homes for social rent, some of which we are now prioritising for working households.”
Ealing Credit Union will also be on hand to offer advice on savings products in preparation for the new single working-age benefit or ‘universal credit’ which will be introduced in April.