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Centre for Ageing Better commissions research into worklessness

The Centre for Ageing Better has commissioned the Centre for Local Economic Strategies – in partnership with the Learning and Work Institute – to carry out research and co-design work to address worklessness and job insecurity amongst people aged 50 and over in Greater Manchester.

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