East Midlands Chamber and Business 2 Business join forces to connect jobseekers with employers in Leicestershire

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Tuesday, 4 May 2021

A new partnership between East Midlands Chamber and Business 2 Business (B2B), a Leicester-based employability company, will aim to boost recruitment across Leicestershire.

The organisations have signed a memorandum of understanding that involves a variety of schemes aimed at supporting employers to get more people into work during and after the pandemic.

These include a collaboration on the Kickstart scheme; skills development of the city and county’s current and future workforce; and joint bidding for future Department of Work & Pensions programmes that help people made redundant during the pandemic to find sustainable employment.

Chamber deputy chief executive Diane Beresford said: “We know many people have unfortunately found themselves out of work due to the economic impact of the pandemic, and it’s

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