Give young people not in full-time education a fair chance of a job

by Stewart Segal, Chair, Youth Employment UK As the government prepares to announce new back to work measures, Stewart Segal, Chair, Youth Employment UK makes the case for extending current job schemes to assist young people not in full time education to secure a job.  The pandemic over the last two years has had a major impact on the employment prospects of young people. Many […]

Finding goldilocks for Kickstart

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By Chris Goulden @chris_goulden This morning we heard from Nick Riddle, Deputy Director of the Kickstart Programme at DWP about how they hope the programme is going to work. While they have done some amazing work to get it to where it is now, there are quite a few fundamental problems still to sort out, […]

Mental health: what can youth organisations offer?


Steph Taylor, Head of Talent Match London, London Youth’s multi partner strategic employability programme for young people, reflects on mental health needs of teenagers and young adults. Earlier this week we held discussions with young people from the Talent Match London programme in order to inform our response to the Youth Select Committee consultation on […]