Monthly Archives: January 2013

Apprenticeships and youth unemployment

The creation of apprenticeships has been widely cited by Coalition Government ministers as a key solution to the problem of youth unemployment in the UK. At first sight the huge rises in apprenticeship numbers announced today would seem to support … Continue reading

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UK has fastest rise of youth unemployment in G8 since start of recession

Today brings a timely reminder of why we are doing this – a report from the Work Foundation found that the UK has experienced the fastest rise in youth unemployment of any country in the G8 since the start of … Continue reading

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An early 2013 reminder of why we exist

This BBC news story from today is a very early reminder in the New Year of exactly why we are doing what we are doing. Research from the Prince’s Trust’s latest annual Youth Index (which questioned 2,136 16 to 25-year-olds) … Continue reading

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