To connect (socially, economically, digitally and physically) CLLD business and residents to opportunities within and outside the area, leading to sustained growth and employment for 100 unemployed residents, by 2022.
To promote opportunities, support residents into employment (including traineeships/apprenticeships) and employers to recruit those that are most vulnerable and furthest from the labour market, including under-employed graduates.
Address the poor linkages between areas of deprivation with nearby areas of high economic growth and job opportunities.
In the Bradford Central CLLD area there is limited community level support for connecting unemployed residents to opportunities resulting from business growth and wider regeneration activities. We also have a mis-match of skills, between residents who have the skills and residents who need opportunities.
Larger local businesses are not reflecting local demographic diversity, while businesses are struggling to recruit locally.