Churchard, Claire
July 2011
People Management;Jul2011, p12
The article discusses the efforts of Great Britain to remove people's benefits and push into work through the Work Programme scheme. The Work Programme is expected to provide appropriate employability training that will lead to sustainable employment. According to the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP), the programme risks failure if it fails to encourage trainers to address the skills issues that candidates may possess. Graham Hoyle of AELP believes that skills will be a vital factor if the programme is to work.


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