Journey Begins


Last week ended on a positive note. For some time we had been mulling over the idea of Paul retraining so that eventually he could become self-employed. Paul does not have a specific trade but has much experience and skills relevant to working in the steel industry. As this is no longer a viable option Paul needs to retrain and upskill to give him the chance of making a decent living in the future. We thought that seven weeks on from the closure of SSI that Paul would be working. We did not expect the knock backs from Network Rail and Nissan and were perhaps looking at life through rose tinted spectacles. Of course Paul would find work. He has never been unemployed. Who wouldn’t want to employ a committed, skilled and ready to learn 35year old man? Unfortunately finding a job really is not that easy. Perhaps Paul could…

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