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  • Queen's Speech: 'flexible loans' for skills development to be launched

    Date:
    11 May 2021

    A skills 'revolution' for adults, including flexible loans for further and higher education, has been promised in the Queen's Speech, but there was no mention of an employment bill.

  • Number of over-50s out of work almost doubles

    Date:
    10 August 2020

    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.

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