The Work Programme gives providers the flexibility to offer tailored support to suit individuals. We know that work experience has given thousands of young and long-term unemployed people a break and we are delighted that despite the persistent and viscous campaign, companies want to get involved.".
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The Post Office said it was 'business as usual' but unions said Saturday's industrial action was getting solid support.
Workers and managers are to stage another strike on Saturday amid a long-running dispute over jobs, pensions and closures.
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