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Hundreds of young Londoners find work through the Kickstart Scheme

Over 220 young people from across London have taken the chance to pursue their career goals at a jobs fair at the Emirates Stadium yesterday (8 September 2021).

National Disability Strategy launches to bridge the gaping chasm of education, skills and employment

Imagine if there was a vast British city where the 14 million residents were much less likely than those elsewhere to have a job or even any qualifications at all.

Impact assessment: Equality analysis for the Kickstart Scheme

The #Kickstart scheme is specifically targeted at 16 to 24s starting with those on Universal Credit (UC), but without prejudice for those of that age not in employment or on UC. Evidence suggests that entering the labour market in a weak economy can lead to earnings and employment scarring, and for the younger generation could pose the threat of permanent damage to the economic and individual welfare.

Over 1,000 jobseekers a week switching career on Government SWAPs

TENS OF THOUSANDS of jobseekers have seized the chance to retrain and build up their skills through the Government’s Sector-based Work Academy Programme (SWAP), which helps people start new careers and fill vacancies in growing sectors.

In-Work Progression Report - Bosses urged to do more to help workers in low paid jobs get ahead


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