Latest ONS statistics show unemployment down to 6%

Latest labour market statistics, published by the Office for National Statistics, show that unemployment in the UK has fallen to 6%, down from 7.6% for the year earlier . Such positive figures show that the hard work of jobseekers and their employment support advisers is really paying off. Providers use a variety of methods to support […]

ERSA response to the launch of the Help to Work programme

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Following the announcement today of the launch of Help to Work, a new programme to support the long-term unemployed into work, Kirsty McHugh, ERSA’s Chief Executive, said: ‘Good quality work experience can make the difference between getting a job and remaining long term unemployed.  The focus on work placements by the government is welcomed.  However, […]