Tag Archives: youth unemployment

Strange times in French politics

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With youth unemployment running at 24 per cent, it is unsurprising that people are being attracted to fringe ideologies which offer simplistic solutions.

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Migrants come to the UK to find jobs, not to claim benefits

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Until there is concerted action to revive the failing economies of southern and eastern Europe, there is little hope that the government’s net migration target will be met.

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Jobs, opportunity and fairness – Derbyshire is showing the way on pay

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Derby City Council is showing policymakers how to respond to the long-term unemployment crisis.

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Young people have been failed by the coalition; and Labour recognises that

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Should it win the General Election next year, Labour will guarantee starter jobs for anyone between 18 and 24 who have been out of work for a year.

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Youth unemployment: experience of work does matter

Spencer Thompson explores the issue of youth unemployment and why it is more and more young people are struggling to gain employment.

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Youth unemployment over 70,000 under the coalition

Since the coalition took office long term youth unemployment has risen to over 70,000, according to figures from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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The rise in apprenticeships is not as good as it looks

Jonathan Clifton, senior research fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research, explains why the rise in apprenticeships is not as good as it looks.

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UK youth unemployment third worst in OECD – what are the lessons to be learnt?

The UK has the third worst level of youth unemployment in the OECD, with only crisis-hit Greece and Spain having higher levels, a new report out today reveals.

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Almost a million young people are still NEET

This generation of young people do not deserve to be abandoned. They deserve a far greater opportunity than they are currently getting.

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The government is stalling youth employment by downsizing career advice

The only way to help young people make the right personal choices is through one-to-one, trained advisers.

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