Resetting the care system

Resetting the care system: the employability sector’s contribution Good relationships underpin successful life outcomes for young people leaving the care system. To move away from coercive and chaotic choices, equitable access to health services, education, housing – and crucially employment – is key. This premise was explored by Terry Galloway from Norman Galloway Homes at […]

Call for Young Entrepreneurs to take part in paid research

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Young Entrepreneur are looking for a diverse group of young people aged 16-25 who live in England to share their experiences and challenges of running their own business. Recruiting 42 participants to take part in paid interviews and paid focus groups to tell them more about their experiences as entrepreneurs. Interview: 30 minutes £30 Focus group: 60 […]

The launch of the Good Youth Employment Campaign

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The launch of the Good Youth Employment Campaign As we see youth unemployment levels rise, the challenge ahead for young people is becoming clear. Coronavirus continues to challenge the way we live and work and young people as a group face the biggest employment impact. Those furthest from the labour market are disportionately affected widening gaps […]

1000 Opportunities Campaign: Avoiding Crisis Levels Of Youth Unemployment

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The Youth Employment Group is calling on policymakers to act now to prevent record levels of unemployed young people after furlough ends. Government must act now to avoid a record number of young people ending up out of education, employment or training from October. Youth employment experts from the The Youth Employment Group (YEG) estimate that 1000 […]

POVERTY IN THE PANDEMIC: THE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON LOW-INCOME FAMILIES AND CHILDREN

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Child Poverity Action Group have published a report today with the Church of England on the impact of the pandemic on low-income families – based on a survey and interviews:  Coronavirus has turned the lives of families with children upside down. Many parents have lost jobs or been furloughed and many schools and childcare facilities […]

Supporting disadvantaged young people into meaningful work

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What works when it comes to getting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds into employment? The Youth Futures Foundation commissioned The Institute for Employment Studies (IES) to undertake a rapid evidence assessment to identify what existing evidence was published about supporting disadvantaged young people to achieve employment outcomes, to inform the Youth Futures Foundation’s strategy and […]

London Impact Awards: Powering Youth!

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London Community Foundation have partnered with the Citi Foundation to deliver the 2020 London Impact Awards: Powering Youth!  The aim of these awards is to highlight the positive impact of charitable organisations and groups that are working to tackle youth violence across the city, and provide a positive future for children and young people who are at risk of violence.  There are three […]