With thousands of English schools starting a new term today, the British Chambers of Commerce has unveiled a fresh plan aimed at improving communication between schools and business.
The UK employment rate has been increasing since 2012 and in the last three months to January 2015, it reached a record high of 73.3 per cent. The chancellor was encouraged by the latest release of labour market statistics.
Small and medium-sized enterprises should do more to help the young unemployed according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).
Reviews about Everline Future 50 entrant Latimer Group have been nothing but spectacular, with its films seen as fresh and vision to co-create with young new talent enabling the company to understand and reach an audience that today’s broadcasters are desperately looking to connect with.
Local government leaders are asking ministers to scrap the failing Jobcentres in order to save long-term unemployed young people.
In both business and society, young people carry the baton of the future – for change, dynamism, innovation and energy.
While most people were focused on the contents of George Osborne’s little red briefcase last week, it was good to also see that youth unemployment had dropped by 29,000, its lowest level since 2011.
The government's Work Programme is an "abject failure", says Will Davies, MD of property maintenance firm Aspect.co.uk, as the scheme fails to put young people to work.
Entrepreneur Will Davies calls the recent drop in apprenticeships for under-19s "disgraceful", and that unless the skills and youth unemployment problem is tackled, Britain could suffer for decades.
Only seven per cent of firms plan to take on an apprentice in 2013; at the same time, youth unemployment is on the increase.
For the first time since 1986, youth unemployment has passed the million mark. Here’s what government and business owners can do to fix the problem.