Charlie Mullins gives his thoughts on T-Levels, a new technical qualification unveiled in the Spring Budget 2017 to boost skills of young British people.
Iain Duncan Smith should be awarded a "common sense" gong for his completely logical, no-nonsense approach to getting good careers education to young people still in school before it's too late.
Analysis by PwC has found that if the proportion of Brits aged 20-24 who are not in employment, education or training (NEETs) was as low as that of Germany, then UK GDP could be boosted by three per cent – an equivalent of around £55bn.
Quarterly figures published by the government have revealed the amount of 16-18 year-olds not in education, employment or training in England has dropped to a low not seen since statistics first began in 2000.
Small and medium-sized enterprises should do more to help the young unemployed according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
The UK is peppered with youth unemployment blackspots. Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins asks: “How can we stop the country’s pool of young talent from drying up?”