LEP scheme could be hit by recession

Peacock, Louisa
July 2009
Personnel Today;7/7/2009, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that employers' groups have admitted that organizations will pick the best candidates when recruiting during the recession rather than use government supported Jobcentre Plus' long-term unemployment scheme. Great Britain's employment minister Jim Knight has already expressed apprehensions that employers would put off using the Local Employment Partnership (LEP) scheme, which aims to help get the jobless back into work, as the availability of candidates elsewhere was so high.


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