The CBI met with the government today to reaffirm their support for the controversial work experience scheme for Job Seekers Allowance claimants. They are encouraging their members to take part. Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director said:
"Gaining hands on experience of the workplace is vital to giving young jobseekers a foot in the door, and it can make such a difference when they are applying for interviews.The scheme’s record of getting people into jobs is very strong, with more than half coming off benefits after 13 weeks"
More top news
It was back to school for children across the country today - and it was no different for the son of England captain Wayne Rooney.
A company has modified a new game allowing people to play 'Slave Tetris' after it was deluged with complaints online.
People will not stand for the fact we are "letting people die and seeing dead bodies on the beaches", says leading British cleric.