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  • Evidence Review on Employment Training

    Earlier this week the Chancellor announced a new government target, full employment, which represented a shift in the government’s approach away from only focusing on growth to one that also... Read more

  • How to use our evidence reviews

    We are currently finalising our first review of Employment Training policy, which will be available on 4th April. During the review we have had several queries about how policymakers will... Read more

  • Employment Training Review – Coventry User Meeting

    Thanks to all of those who joined us in Coventry last week for an extremely useful discussion of our preliminary findings on employment training. Over 30 representatives of local councils,... Read more

  • Introducing the User Panel

    I am very pleased to be chairing the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth’s User Panel which met for the first time yesterday. This independent group will draw on... Read more

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