Who benefits?

Smedley, Tim
March 2009
People Management;3/12/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p20
The article discusses the reactions of employers and training providers on the welfare reforms under the Flexible New Deal in Great Britain. The Flexible New Deal, replacing the New Deal system for long-term unemployed people, will take effect on October 2009. Hamish Robertson of the Careers Development Group (CDG) said that the funding structure under the Flexibile New Deal would result in resources being centered on those most likely to get work. Also discussed is the Local Employment Partnerships (LEP) involving employers and Jobcentre Plus (JCP).


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