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For Work
If you are interested in issues surrounding learning and work, you should find the following pages of interest.

Skills for Employers
The site is dedicated to help you as an employer make better informed decisions about training your employees and developing your business by investing in your workforce and will be continually developed.

National Training Awards
The National Training Awards are an accolade for organisations and individuals who have achieved lasting excellence and success through training.

Sector Skills Development Agency (SSDA)
A new network of UK wide Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) has been charged to lead the skills and productivity drive in industry or business sectors recognised by employers. The Sector Skills Development Agency (SSDA) has been established to underpin the SSC network and promote effective working between sectors.

Investors in People
Investors in People is a national quality standard which sets a level of good practice for training and development of people to achieve business goals.

Business Advice Online
This Business Advice Online website is provided by the Small Business Service - a new agency of the United Kingdom Government.

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
The DTI's website offers a range of information for consumers, small businesses, employees, anyone with an interest in the world of work and many others.

Jobcentre Plus
The Jobcentre Plus, the service for people of working age, offers a number of services and programmes to help new job seekers, unemployed people, particularly long-term unemployed people, people with disabilities and others who may need extra help in finding work.

Department for Work and Pensions
The Department for Work and Pensions was formed on the 8th June from parts of the former Department of Social Security and parts of the former Department for Education and Employment. The Department will continue to help with the costs of raising children and with arranging child support maintenance, support people who are looking for work or cannot work and promote financial security in retirement.

New Deal
New Deal with has been created to help unemployed people into work by closing the gap between the skills employers want and the skills people can offer.