An Opportunity Guarantee for young people

An Opportunity Guarantee for young people

In the early stages of the COVID crisis last year, five organisations pledged to tackle youth unemployment, especially for young people who face disadvantage in the labour market, by forming the ‘Youth Employment Group’ (YEG).   Since then, over 200 organisations...
Young, unemployed and in limbo

Young, unemployed and in limbo

Chris Goulden, our Director of Impact and Evidence, commented: “The Office for National Statistics (ONS) job stats released today (15 July 2021) reveal long-term unemployed young people are being left in limbo as the economy shows uneven signs of recovery. “We’re...
Signs of an unfair recovery 

Signs of an unfair recovery 

Chris Goulden, our Director of Impact and Evidence, commented:    “The Office for National Statistics (ONS) job stats released today (15 June 2021) show positive signs that employment rates are improving, but young people still risk being left behind.  “Since...
Launch of unique research collaboration

Launch of unique research collaboration

The Young Foundation, Youth Futures Foundation and The Mohn Westlake Foundation collaborate to offer unique employment opportunity through the Kickstart Scheme Up to 30 formerly unemployed young people to be trained as peer researchers and undertake research into...
NEET stats mask long-term problems

NEET stats mask long-term problems

Chris Goulden, our Director of Impact and Evidence, reflects on Office for National Statistics’ (ONS) young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) data released today (27 May 2021): “It’s good news on the face of it that the number...