Mr Ruane had earlier been given an agreement by Tesco that its store would be part of a Local Employment Partnership whereby 50% of its staff would be taken from the unemployment register.
What does LEP stand for?
LEP stands for Local Employment Partnership
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- Limited English Proficiency
- Limited Enrollment Program (various schools)
- Linear Error Probable
- List of Effective Pages
- Little English Proficiency
- Living Environment Program (Australia)
- Loaned Executive Program
- Local Ecumenical Partnership (UK)
- Local Education Partnership
- Local Electron Pair
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Our plans will generate up to 400 new full and part time jobs for local people and ASDA will set up a Local Employment Partnership targeting local job seekers.
Philip Bartram, a property communications manager for Asda, said: "Asda in Byker will generate up to 250 new full and part-time jobs and we will set up a Local Employment Partnership targeting local job seekers - already we have had considerable interest from local people wanting to work at Asda.
We have also signed the Local Employment Partnership with Jobcentre Plus and, as a result, we have recruited 400 long-term unemployed people so whether people are unemployed or currently working we are keen to hear from them.
Tesco has signed up to a Local Employment Partnership with Jobcentre Plus as a commitment to offer posts to jobseekers in the local community who may be finding it difficult to return to work.
It works with Jobcentre Plus on its Local Employment Partnership to make vacancies accessible to local unemployed people.
To qualify for the subsidies, employers will need to join the Government's Local Employment Partnerships scheme, in which they work closely with Jobcentre Plus to recruit staff, and Train to Gain, a scheme which subsidises workplace training.
Another sign of the council's commitment to bring more jobs to the city was made when it became the first employer in Scotland to sign up to the Government's Local Employment Partnership scheme.