Learning and development
Support for over-50s to retrain or gain a new qualification is needed to reduce long-term unemployment, a report has said, as it reveals the number of older workers who have fallen out of work has nearly doubled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Government should improve communications around how apprentices should be paid, after it emerged that as many as one in three in some age groups are underpaid - often because of confusion around which rate they should be on.
Employers are being urged to encourage furloughed staff to improve their skills while at home by using a new e-learning platform the Department for Education has introduced today.
Companies have been forced to scale down entry-level recruitment programmes as they make business adjustments due to the coronavirus, according to the Institute of Student Employers.
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