Resources

2021

Five reasons to extend Kickstart (2021)

Youth Employment Group secretariat
This policy paper makes a compelling case to extend the Kickstart scheme beyond December 2021.
2020

Help Wanted: Getting Britain Back To Work (2020)

Institute for Employment Studies, Learning and Work Institute, Youth Futures Foundation, Reform, Impetus, the Association of Colleges, the Employment Related Services Association, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and the Institute for Employability Professionals. Suggested key priorities, evidence and proposals for how government might design and deliver its employment and skills...
2020

Youth Hub paper

Youth Futures Foundation
A high-level summary of the evidence on co-located employment services, identifying the critical elements to consider in designing and establishing a successful Youth Hub.
2020

Youth Hub cheat sheet 

Youth Futures Foundation
Download our poster-sized quick guide to effective design and delivery of a Youth Hub.
2020

COVID–19: Local responses to youth unemployment and scarring 

What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth
This paper examines labour market performance and the national policy response with evidence on supporting young people at transition points and things for local areas to consider.
2020

Supporting disadvantaged young people into meaningful work

Institute for Employment Studies for Youth Futures Foundation
An initial evidence review to identify what works and inform good practice among practitioners and employers.
2020

Youth Employment Covid-19 Response (2020)

Youth Futures Foundation, Institute for Employment Studies, Impetus, Princes Trust, Youth Employment UK
Building on strong evidence from past recessions, this paper sets out evidence and practice-based policy recommendations for supporting young people into work in the era of Covid-19.
2017

Interventions to improve the labour market outcomes of youth

A systematic review of training, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services and subsidized employment interventions (2017). Campbell Collaboration and International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
2017

Youth Employment Evidence Gap Map (2017)

International Labour Organisation (ILO)
An Evidence Gap Map using 3ie technology linking impact evaluations and studies to interventions.