Work Programme 'has unrealistic targets.'

Churchard, Claire
January 2011
People Management;1/27/2011, p10
The article focuses on the impact of the new Work Programme launched by the British government on training providers. The Association of Learning Providers (ALP) has warned that the scheme has a high-risk financial model and unrealistic targets. The reason behind the reluctance of providers to bid for government contracts to deliver employability skills is because of the way the contracts had been drawn up. It cites the need for the Department for Work and Pensions to restructure the contracts.


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