It might help operating in the industry he does, but Adam Twidell is keen to identify the best way of locating young talent and making sure it’s utilised.
A YouGov survey looking at business attitudes to internships has found that 58 per cent of British businesses have never used an intern and 37 per cent of businesses source their candidates through friends and family.
A majority 58 per cent of British businesses have never used an intern, according to research from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Intern Aware, but smaller companies should seize the opportunity.
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David Saul, managing director at Business Environment, looks at the latest developments in the plight for better treatment for UK interns.
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It’s not often that the work of her majesty’s Revenue and Customs is celebrated, but it should be praised for its achievements in forcing nine companies to pay out almost £200,000 to unpaid interns.
Charlie Mullins argues that unpaid internships may exclude talented people without the means to support themselves through a period without pay.
SMEs who offer paid roles for young people can attract greater talent, add value and ultimately boost business.
Last week, the Department for Work and Pensions announced it would extend the Youth Contract Wage Incentive to include all employers who take on young employees who have been on benefits for six months.
The belief that school leavers are unqualified for work is a debate that worries business leaders looking for talent.