Established in 1997, PPDG
has helped more than 105,000 long-term unemployed individuals into sustained employment, with up to 80% remaining with their initial employer and many more progressing to launch their own business.
Mr Rand, from Bedworth, was a Foundation Learner at PPDG
before being placed on its Apprenticeship Programme a year ago.
Coventry City Council, in conjunction with Coventry Probation, has been providing forklift truck training at local centres enabling ex-offenders, who have been referred to PPDG
, an opportunity to change their lives and secure a job.
One of the success stories is 18-year-old Natalie Armstrong, from Hall Farm, East Sunderland, who went along to the PPDG
with a desire to pursue a role in care or retail.
who specializes in Project Management and best business practices in Project Implementations, worked with PPDG
to establish their requirements for a technical solution.
is a member of the ESH Group - one of the world's leading providers of Welfare to Work, training and recruitment services to an extensive number of Government and private companies across Australia and the United Kingdom.
NGH acquired its interest in PPDG
in April 2008 for an aggregate consideration
We have also asked for another 13 people to interview-that is the level of confidence we have got in PPDG
At Andrea's request, the money from PPDG
was donated from its Give As You Earn (GAYE) payroll scheme.
CEO Steve King said: "We asked the donors to write a personal note to the recipient and quite a number of people have done precisely that including one generous person who also put a PS5 note in the pocket.
Bond Wolfe's managing director James Mattin said: "We have been involved with PPDG
previously with lettings in the local area and we were thrilled to be able to assist such a prestigious client again.
works in partnership with a number of organisations including DWP, the Ministry of Justice and Jobcentre Plus to prepare jobseekers to return to work.