Jobseekers should be given access to basic skills training

February 2014
Basic Skills Bulletin;2/10/2014, Issue 149, p1
The article reports that the Association of Employment and Learning Providers has called for Jobcentre Plus to look for initial assessment of jobseekers' needs and at an earlier stage. Providers found that about 30 percent of jobseekers on the Work Programme had basic skills needs which they regarded as important to make the programme more successful.


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