Job rethink that brought me home

When the adviser at my local job centre first suggested that I go to university and study for a qualification in regeneration I was far from certain. I'd been unemployed for six years, since being made redundant from the car industry, and the prospect of becoming a first-time student, at the age of forty-something, filled me with dread.

by Steven Walters, chairman of the Brandwood End Development Group

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