Firms to help get claimants into work

Scott, Anna
July 2007
People Management;7/26/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 15, p12
The article focuses on the jobs pledge in which a group of major employers in Great Britain have pledged to guarantee job interviews for 250,000 benefit claimants who are ready to return to work. Thirty firms have committed to the jobs pledge, including Centrica, Debenhams and Wetherspoons. In return, the government will guarantee that job applicants have the "right attitude to work as well as the right aptitude", according to the Department for Work and Pensions' green paper.


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