UK government to support job training to tackle COVID-19 unemployment

UK chancellor Rishi Sunak said last week unemployment 'is already rising and will continue to rise.' Photo: PA
UK chancellor Rishi Sunak said last week unemployment ‘is already rising and will continue to rise.’ Photo: PA

The UK government will launch new training options in an effort to boost productivity and tackle unemployment to help the country recover from the impact of the coronavirus crisis.

The support will include funding to allow adults without qualifications to take certain educational courses for free, as well as flexible loans allowing people to space out their studies and transfer credits between institutions.

The government hopes that people learning new skills will help tackle the unemployment rate, which stands at 4.1%, according to the Office for National Statistics. Unemployment levels are expected to increase as the government’s job retention furlough scheme comes to an end in October, to be replaced by a scaled-back job support programme.

Last week, the UK chancellor Rishi Sunak admitted unemployment will continue to rise, even as he

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Can government protect society from the trauma of unemployment?



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Unemployment hurts, and it’s not just about the money.

“Whichever data you look at, especially in the Western world, unemployed people are extremely dissatisfied with their lives—really, really dissatisfied with their lives,” said Nattavudh Powdthavee, professor of behavioral science at Warwick Business School. “It’s one of the biggest negative things that can happen in someone’s life.”

Powdthavee says the loss of income only explains about 20% of the decline in well being. The hit to social status, self-esteem, and the fear about losing future income pack a bigger emotional punch than the financial damage itself. And the psychological fallout tends to drag on even after the person is making money again, according to research by Jennie Brand, a professor of sociology and statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles.

With a surge in unemployment across the world caused by Covid-19, it’s critical that policies

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The Economic system And Government, Wealth, And Unemployment

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