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G4S Assessment Services, has been awarded a licence to deliver WorldHost™, a world-class training programme designed to help raise the standard and delivery of customer service in the UK. The licence was awarded by People 1st, the sector skills council for hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism, who developed the programme for the UK market and…

One in ten SMEs would not employ a public sector worker

Government hopes that the private sector will provide jobs for unemployed public sector workers look increasingly shaky, according to new research from uSwitchforbusiness.com. Its recent study found that the majority of SME employers are put off employing public sector workers because of concerns over productivity, training and skills and even attitude. Almost a quarter of…

Millions of volunteers would happily help run public sector services

A ‘volunteer army’ of 14.7m people is available to help councils run frontline services and protect them from budget cuts, according to research by the infrastructure support services specialist May Gurney. The study is said to offer reassurance to the government that people are engaging with David Cameron’s, Big Society agenda. The May Gurney study…