Less than half expect to hire young staff in 2021

Just 46% of employers plan to hire new workers aged 16 to 24 in the next year, despite the government’s...

‘Give regions more say over skills and employment’

2 Nov 2020

City & Guilds has urged the government to devolve skills and training to the UK's regions.

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Employers to receive £1k bonus for bringing staff back from furlough

8 Jul 2020

Government announces CJRS "bonus", kick-start scheme for 16 to 24-year-olds and other initiatives to boost jobs...

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Chancellor to announce kickstart scheme for jobs

8 Jul 2020

The chancellor is due to announce a £2bn “kickstart jobs scheme” today in the hope it will stem youth unemployment...

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Firms to be given £1,000 per work experience trainee to stimulate youth employment

6 Jul 2020

Employers in England will be given £1,000 for each work experience placement.

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Capita ends exit payments for graduates on training scheme

16 Jul 2018

It has emerged that last month Capita scrapped its policy of charging thousands of pounds in exit fees to graduates...

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Apprenticeship levy: funding policy from May 2017 finalised

27 Oct 2016

The Government has published its final apprenticeship funding policy, which includes additional funding for young persons and apprentices from disadvantaged...

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How will the apprenticeship levy affect employers?

17 Oct 2016

The apprenticeship levy, which the Government hopes will help create three million new apprentices by 2020, is due to come...

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Youth empoyment round table

Youth employment: How can we break down barriers and create opportunities?

18 Jul 2014

We bring together seven employers for a round table discussion on young people's readiness for work...

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Youth unemployment: is training and development part of the problem or the answer? (webinar)

25 Jun 2014

Available on demand. Hundreds of thousands of young people are currently taking their exams. For many, these...

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Employing young people: how organisations approach youth employment and training

Employing young people: how does your organisation approach youth employment and training?

4 Jun 2014

As the recovery takes hold and unemployment starts to come down, how are young people being recruited and developed by...

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Nick Clegg

Clegg to launch UCAS-style vocational website

27 Feb 2014

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced today that the Government is to introduce a UCAS-style website where young people...

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Loyal worker

Do employers benefit from employee loyalty?

20 Feb 2014

Two recent pieces of research look at whether or not worker loyalty pays, and whether organisations are better off investing...

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