Employment programmes can help job seekers in attaining and retaining a job or new skills, and in navigating a quickly changing labour market affected by shifting demographics.
Cities can promote employment by working in collaboration with relevant organisations, matching supply and demand needs, increasing the accessibility of services and creating new effective and efficient pathways into employment.
Use the table below to find out more about how and what cities in the UK and abroad have done to develop their adult employment programmes. These case studies highlight what the cities did and their self-reported outcomes.
To find out more about what types of employment policy interventions have an impact on local economic growth from across OECD countries, as well as evidence-based policy design guides, take a look at the What Works Centre pages on Employment Training and Apprenticeships.