Links concerned with gaining & improving employment
This is a maintained list of Internet sources within the scope of the
It is organised mainly by the key discussion topics for the newsgroup,
defined by its charter. These are the "statements in quotes".
on procedures and schemes designed to help claimants gain/improve
||New Deal is a key part of the Government's
Welfare to Work strategy. It gives New Deal jobseekers aged 18-24,
25 plus, 50 plus and New Deal jobseekers with disabilities a real
chance to develop their potential, gain skills and experience and
|New Deal for Lone Parents
||New Deal for Lone Parents is a voluntary
programme designed specifically to help lone parents who want to work.
|New Deal for Partners
of Unemployed People
||For the first time a voluntary programme
of help is on offer to the partners of people receiving Jobseekers
|New Deal for people aged
||New Deal is open to people aged
25 plus who have been claiming Jobseekers Allowance for 18 months
out of the last 21.
|New Deal for Young People
||Learn New skills, find a New job
and give yourself a New start. The step-by-step guide to New Deal
for 18-24 sets out your path through New Deal, from joining to finding
a permanent job.
Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion
||The Centre for Economic & Social
Inclusion was formed in June 2001 by the merger of two well-established
organisations: Unemployment Unit & Youthaid and Centre for Social
for Education and Skills
||Mainly about the Department itself.
Interactive Guidance on Employment Rights
||The TIGER is designed to provide
a user-friendly guide through UK employment law. Over the next few
years, TIGER will expand to cover many aspects of the law. Currently:
national minimum wage law, maternity pay and leave, employment relations.
||In fifteen areas of the country
with high long-term unemployment DWP are testing out a new way of
helping the long term unemployed get and keep work through Employment
Zones. Employment Zones pool funds for training, Employment Service
support and the equivalent of benefit to maximise flexibility and
give individuals more say in the choices which affect them. The aim
is to get people into jobs and keep them in work.
||Since they were launched in 1988
Career Development Loans (CDLs) have helped tens of thousands of people
to give their careers a lift.
national jobs and learning site". (Jobs, training, help with
childcare, lots of links).