Youth Unemployment

Youth unemployment is the biggest threat to the future of the world economy. In the UK the toll of young jobless has risen by 240% in the last 5 years leaving a million 16-24 year olds to deal with the prospect of a workless future. Businesses and Ministers have acknowledged that for [...]

Theatre and Art Creates ‘PZAZ’ for Children

A new and unique arts and entertainment company is thriving thanks to it’s talented founder Alison Sinclair. The former Technical Theatre graduate from Reid Kerr College in Paisley launched her business idea last summer and very quickly she realised that her unique blend of mixing art with [...]

Jobs blackspot kids trade their way to work skills

A pioneering business charity has delivered a huge boost to the employment chances of almost 5,000 youngsters in a notorious jobs blackspot. Students at schools in North West of England, which has been in the news due to high rates of young people not in education, work or training (NEETS), took [...]

Report summary – Girls’ career aspirations

Young women achieve better educationally than boys at the age of 16. A higher proportion of girls than boys continue in education to degree level. Their early success, however, does not translate into similar advantages in terms of careers and pay in later life. Women are also less likely than men [...]
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