Help to find work in Portsmouth

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PEOPLE in Portsmouth looking for work will find jobs and training on offer at a free event.

The Journey Back to Work event, run by the city council and Jobcentre Plus, will be held at Cascades shopping centre on Thursday from 10am to 4pm.

Jobs with local employers will be on offer, plus help in finding work, information on improving skills, and advice on apprenticeships.

Employers attending include retailers TK Maxx, Iceland, Toys R Us, Argos, Poundland, Primark, Boots and BHS, leisure and care firms and the army as well as colleges, training providers and help for young people finding employment.