APRIL 2021 – PHASES TRAINING WORKSHOP OPEN AGAIN

We are pleased to confirm that, following the easing of lockdown restrictions, our construction training workshop in Rotherhithe is open again following a four-month closure. A bit of a backlog has built up but an initial new cohort of five trainees has now started....

FEBRUARY 2021 – EQUIP FUNDING FOR OUR WORKSHOP

PHASES has recently secured funding through the EQUIP Programme. This a joint European Social Fund and Employment and Skills Funding Agency programme of grants to community-based organisations to improve the employability of participants. The funding will cover the...

NOVEMBER 2020 – CONSTRUCTION BUDDY UPDATE

It’s been a challenging year for our new recruitment project – Construction Buddy. Early on in 2020, we signed up an initial cohort of recruits for the service and since then we’ve been working hard behind the scenes: getting employers on board; finalising the...

AUGUST 2020 – PHASES IN THE BIG ISSUE

The Big Issue magazine runs a feature this month on the Government’s plans to enable developers to convert office space into residential accommodation, without the need for planning permission. Our Chief Executive gives his views on how a large programme to build...

JUNE 2020 – EMPTY HOMES TOOLKIT

PHASES has been working with the national campaigning charity, Action on Empty Homes, on the design of a ‘toolkit’ for use by communities and local authorities to help tackle empty homes. PHASES is part of a small ‘reference group’ feeding in our experience,...

APRIL 2020 – IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON OUR SERVICES

Unsurprisingly, the lockdown is having a major impact on our services. Our workshop in Rotherhithe is a compact space and we were forced to close our training activities there in March. That is likely to remain the case for some months. Our Construction Buddy...
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