SNIFFER dogs are helping long term unemployed
people recovering from ill health to get back to work.
What chance do the long term unemployed
have with companies employing such policies?
A COUNTY Durham businesswoman has won a prestigious national award by overcoming health problems to spearhead a company aimed at helping the long term unemployed
back into the working world.
Minister for Employment MARK Hoban said: "Previous schemes didn't provide the right support for the long term unemployed
and offered poor value for money for the taxpayer.
MAJOR employers from across the West Midlands were encouraged to get the long term unemployed
back to work at an event in Birmingham.
The private firms and voluntary groups have stated that they will have to recruit extra staff if they are successful in their bids to the Government for the contracts to get the long term unemployed
back to work.
It now shifts around 40,000 items a year for recycling and provides a bridge back to work for long term unemployed
It takes people who are long term unemployed
and trains them.
The fund will help less than half the expected 350,000 people aged 16 to 24 expected to be long term unemployed
by the end of 2011, said today's report.
A Tyneside MP visited engineering trainees to highlight efforts to bring the long term unemployed
into skilled trades.
Volunteers on the scheme, funded by the European Social Fund, must be long term unemployed
from disadvantaged areas across Liverpool.