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UK / Half of all out of work young people have never had a job finds IPPR

Half of all out of work young people who are not in full-time education have never had a job, according to new IPPR analysis, released ahead of the latest unemployment statistics Continue reading

Youth Transitions / A function of how economic, education and employment policies interact

“Youth unemployment was rising since well before the current economic downturn, but the fallout from the financial crisis has brought it to the top of the government’s agenda and generated a plethora of publications and initiatives to tackle the problem.” write Tess Lanning and Katerina Rudiger in Youth unemployment in Europe: lessons for the UK (Adapted chosen excerpts by … Continue reading

UK – Youth Unemployment – British youth poorly prepared for world of work

Under-24s need more help into the jobs market and a better apprenticeship structure, a new report claims Charting a path from school or university into the 21st century workplace was already tough for young people even before the Great Recession tore into businesses throughout the country and left more than a million under-24-year-olds unemployed. But … Continue reading

UK | Almost 1 M persons out of work for more than a year by end of 2012 says IPPR

IPPR urges ‘job guarantee’ to tackle ‘hidden crisis’ of long-term unemployment Almost a million people will have been out of work for more than a year by the end of 2012, according to new analysis by the think tank IPPR. The think tank is today raising the alarm over the growing number of people who have … Continue reading

The female unemployment crisis | Society | The Guardian

Last week, the official UK unemployment figures showed that women were losing their jobs at a disproportionately greater rate than men. Of the 2.67 million people who are unemployed, 1.12 million are women – the highest number for 25 years. One factor is that the number of women in the labour market has increased over … Continue reading

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