Government to launch a new careers service

Phillips, Lucy
December 2008
People Management;12/11/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 25, p8
This article reports on the plan of the British government to establish a careers service for adults in 2010. The adult advancement and careers service will combine advice on skills, training and overcoming barriers to work. It will focus on low-paid and unemployed people, offering guidance on issues such as childcare, personal finances, housing and disabilities to help people into work.


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