Benefits staff seek increased protection
- New Deal forces ES to learn people skills. Welch, Jilly // People Management;9/11/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 18, p15
Reports that the Employment Service is implementing a training program to help staff meet the British government's job targets. Major shift to a customer-service culture; Set up of customer-focus groups to gauge young people's satisfaction with the help they receive; Concern about the funding...
- New Deal lacks publicity. // People Management;6/22/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 13, p10
Asserts the need for the Great Britain government to promote the New Deal regularly in order to counter fading awareness of its among employees. Percentage of employees in England who are unaware of the program; Improvement in the role of the Employment Service; Complains regarding bad matches...
- Just the job? Pickard, Jane // People Management;8/28/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 17, p32
Focuses on the New Deal initiative of the British government to tackle long-term unemployment in Great Britain. Coverage of the New Deal; Options offered by the New Deal; Formation of a task force for the New Deal; Implications of the initiative on employers; Concerns on the role of the British...
- Employment Service faces grilling over expanded role. Welch, Jilly // People Management;04/16/98, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p11
Reports on an all-party select committee's chance to review British government's plans for the Employment Service. Strategy on employment advice and development; Select committee's intention to ask certain sectors on whether the service is being under-utilized or stretched too far; Impact of...
- A really new deal? Merton, Bryan // Adults Learning;
Comments on the Britain's `New Deal,' a plan to move 18-24 year olds from welfare to work. Encouraging features of the `New Deal;' Absence of option not to take part in the program; Question on whether the Employment Service will set up procedures for assuring quality.
- Employment Service could take on Tecs' training role. Walsh, Jennie // People Management;3/11/1999, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p23
Reports on an announcement by Leigh Lewis, chief executive of the British Employment Service (ES), regarding the possible contributions of the department in providing training and support for unemployed people in Great Britain. Implications for the training role of the Tec network; Criticisms...
- DfEE switches on the TV to tackle unemployment. Lamb, Jon // People Management;1/20/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p16
Reports on the plans of the British government to use television to address the unemployment issue in Great Britain. Estimate spending of the government with regards to its plans; Views of John Philpott, director of the Employment Policy Institute on face-to-face contact in recruitment;...
- Especially for leaders. // People Management;6/26/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 13, p11
Reports that the British Employment Service has embarked on a program to upgrade the skills of its scheme leaders, using National Vocational Qualifications delivered by the Open University.
- NO TIME FOR INEFFICIENCY. Turner, Julie // Community Care;10/23/2003, Issue 1495, p24
Presents opinion on the British Employment Service's Access to Work programme. Duties of an outreach social worker for Kingston Centre for Independent Living; Importance of providing effective service to disabled employees from Access to Work.