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Panorama and Sol Campbell highlight the plight of young black men

Jul 19, 2013 - Comments: 0

Last night’s Panorama programme, ‘Jobs for the Boys’ (13 May 2013) - click on the title to view the programme - highlighted the crisis facing the country and another generation of young black men. BTEG congratulates Sol Campbell (ex-Arsenal and England footballer) for exposing the barriers young black men face in finding jobs.

Access to the Labour Market

Jan 31, 2013 - Comments: 0

This paper examines some statistical comparisons of African and Caribbean experiences in relation to employment, unemployment and access to university.

As well as concerns about education attainment and employment market trends, it also looks at statistics relating to the continued concern about the number of BME people in the criminal justice system.

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Richard Review of Apprenticeships

Jan 10, 2013 - Comments: 0

Following the Wolf Review (2010), the Government set in motion a review process to answer the question: What should an apprenticeship be in the future, and how can apprenticeships meet the needs of the changing economy?  As the review author, Doug Richards, explains, “…in truth, given the question, it is not a review at all.

Race Equality in Employment – some statistical notes

Nov 23, 2012 - Comments: 0

A short ‘Statistical Briefing’ paper has been produced in response to feedback received from some Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) organisations who have asked for statistics relevant to BME and the labour market. In addition, many have asked to have access to data relevant to the post 16 education and training arena; this is included. To download the document, see the link on the next page.

You can access the publication here

BTEG & LVSC - developing support for BAME providers - London Survey

Oct 22, 2012 - Comments: 0

As you know the new funding environment is moving increasingly towards delivering contacts on behalf of public services.  BTEG and London Voluntary Service Council are examining how prepared the sector is to win these contracts.  We will be developing support opportunities to help organisations win and deliver contracts in service area of employment and skills. In order to target the specific needs of the sector we need to further inform our understanding of support needs among our network.

London Councils ESF Networking event report

Oct 09, 2012 - Comments: 0

The attached report contains contact details for organisations who expressed an interest in partnering for the London Councils ESF co-financing programme 2012-2014 (Priority 3: Tackling Poverty) (AKA the Grants Committee programme).

Organisations are listed according to the target group they work with. Organisations interested in leading a bid are listed first and highlighted in yellow.

The report also contains a précis of the project specification and details of where to find further information.

All information accurate to the best of our knowledge.

London Councils ESF Networking event report

Oct 09, 2012 - Comments: 0

The attached report contains contact details for organisations who expressed an interest in partnering for the London Councils ESF co-financing programme 2012-2014 (Priority 3: Tackling Poverty) (AKA the Grants Committee programme).

Organisations are listed according to the target group they work with. Organisations interested in leading a bid are listed first and highlighted in yellow.

The report also contains a précis of the project specification and details of where to find further information.

All information accurate to the best of our knowledge.

Manchester MOJ research report

Sep 17, 2012 - Comments: 0

This report presents the findings from BTEG’s initial research into CJS issues for BAME communities in Manchester and the BAME groups that are working on these issues. The research took place in May and June 2012. It involved a survey of BAME voluntary and community groups working in Manchester on CJS issues, and interviews with Greater Manchester Police and Manchester City Council representatives of the local Community Safety Partnership Board.

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Committee member opportunities

Sep 11, 2012 - Comments: 0

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is currently seeking to recruit up to two committee members in Wales and 10 committee members to join four committees across England: East of England, East Midlands, West Midlands and South West.

They are keen to receive applications from people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, who can demonstrate an affinity with a region or countries diverse and exciting heritage. They welcome applications from people from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, disabled people and individuals across all age groups.
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