European Social Fund


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European Social Fund

an instrument of the social policy of the EUROPEAN UNION. The Social Fund assists in the task of promoting the social policy and the REGIONAL POLICY.
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The Department for Work and Pensions is the managing authority for the England European Social Fund programme.
The European Social Fund (ESF) Operational Programme is part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England in 2014-2020.
Funding from the European Social Fund accounted for 11.5 per cent of all the funds that Cyprus received from these European funds.
The MP said: "The European Social Fund is a vital resource for training and skills, so the transition to a new fund must be seamless and immediate."
The BBO project has received [pounds sterling]2.7m of funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.
The Apprenticeship Programme is funded by the Welsh Government with the support of the European Social Fund.
The Commission`s Report notes that, with four more years to go until the programmes finish in 2015, investments under the European Regional Development Fund, Cohesion Fund and European Social Fund have already led to progress and improvement for many citizens.
Suspicion arose when Gone asked to examine the accounts to see which projects had benefited from money from the European social fund. The inquiry team examined, in particular, the activities of two companies, Development and Research Initiatives Limited and Meteor Enterprises Limited, both with registered offices at Wood View House, Cornsay Colliery.
Skill Build, the first Convergence project to be supported through the European Social Fund programme 2007-2013, will pilot new approaches to raising skills and tackling the barriers that prevent people from entering the labour market.
Chris Melvin, Reed in Partnership managing director, said: "We are delighted our bid to the European Social Fund has resulted in much-needed help and support for the people of Middlesbrough.
Sue Darling, manager of Coventry CAB, said: "Funding from our partners and significant funds from the CAB service both locally and nationally had to be put in place to attract the award of the grant from the European Social Fund.
Wais's breakthrough came on 1 April last year, when he won a 1 million [pounds sterling] contract from Jobcentre Plus, co-funded by the European Social Fund, to train 275 drivers over three years.
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