£100m lottery funding for youth unemployment

Thu, 28/06/2012 - 12:04 -- nick

The Big Lottery Fund is today (Tuesday) launching Talent Match, an ambitious £100 million investment aimed at tackling youth unemployment in areas of England hardest hit by the economic downturn.

The ACEVO Commission on Youth Unemployment has estimated that the issue will cost £10.7bn in lost output during 2012 alone.

Learning to Work campaign to boost youth employment

Tue, 22/05/2012 - 11:15 -- nick

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has launched a new campaign to help young people into work by changing employers’ engagement with them and creating more opportunities for work experience.

Recent research conducted by the CIPD showed that nearly three in ten employers did not recruit any young people in the last year.



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