Agencies' role in plan to get lone parents in work

Brockett, James
December 2007
People Management;12/13/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 25, p10
The article reports that recruitment agencies have been assigned the role of helping unemployed lone parents back into the workplace, as agreed by experts at a round-table discussion organized by the British Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Peter Hain announced that work and pensions secretary, private-sector organizations will be paid incentives to find work for long-term jobless people. According to the speakers, lone parents in particular could benefit from the expertise of recruitment firms.


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