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Cumbria Growth Hub Podcast

Apr 12, 2018

Around half of businesses in Cumbria that try to recruit staff struggle to do so.

With the unemployment benefit claimant count rate as low as 0.7% in parts of the county, and thousands of workers due to retire over the next 10 years, it’s a problem that is expected to get worse.

In this podcast Shane Byrne, Partnership Manager at JobCentre Plus in Cumbria, explains how they can help employers to recruit staff, and how the new Universal Credit is making it easier for claimants to get back into work.

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