Originally formed in 1986, A4e is now an international organization which helps people to return to work as well as providing a training and recruitment support service for businesses. The organization works closely with other agencies such as Jobcentre Plus in supporting and preparing people who wish to re‐enter work. Those whom A4e assists include black and non‐white British groups, the disabled, and people from disadvantaged areas. The organization also operates learndirect centres and delivers a variety of basic skills and vocational programmes.
http://www.a4e.co.uk/About-Us.aspx Provides the historical rationale for the foundation of the organization.
http://www.a4e.co.uk/Home_Facts_and_Figures.aspx Provides details and statistics of the groups and businesses supported, as well as links to specific aspects such as welfare to work, financial inclusion and education, and business support.