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Enterprising teenagers from Bath became market traders for the day as part of a course aimed at getting more youngsters into work.
Young people aged between 16 and 19 sold a range of products they had created at stalls in… Continue reading
Employers believe training will help improve customer satisfaction, productivity and profits, according to research from The Economist Intelligence Unit comissioned by technology provider Promethean.
The survey of 252 business executives and public sector workers from the UK and the US… Continue reading
In Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire 419 jobseekers were sent to A4e under the government’s Work Programme between June 2011 and the end of March 2012.
Yet A4e succeeded in placing just 7 people into jobs that lasted 13 weeks or more… Continue reading
Unemployed man sets himself alight outside Birmingham Jobcentre
An unemployed man tied himself to railings before setting himself alight outside Selly Oak Jobcentre in Birmingham over a problem with a payment, witnesses said.
The 48-year-old man, who is not being… Continue reading
Government’s own figures predict large fall in learners aged over 24
Nearly a third of FE loans will go unclaimed because older students are wary of taking on debt, according to the official impact assessment of the policy. Research on… Continue reading
Report claims ‘skewed’ sector leaves trainees high and dry
Colleges are flooding the jobs market with “armies” of wannabe hair stylists, beauticians and personal trainers, while failing to produce the next generation of teaching assistants, electricians and engineers, according to… Continue reading
The same framework will apply to inspections of school sixth forms and colleges
Ofsted has vowed to create a “level playing field” to ensure that schools are judged on the same criteria as FE and sixth-form colleges. At present, separate… Continue reading
Good morning. Before anything, I want to thank the CBI for holding this summit. Jobs are the most pressing item on the UK’s economic agenda. Jobs for young people are the most pressing item on mine.
Youth unemployment now stands… Continue reading
This is not a new thing???
Rising numbers of graduates are being left jobless or forced to work as shelf stackers, labourers, cleaners and road sweepers in the economic downturn, official figures show.
More than 20,000 degree students – almost… Continue reading
German unemployment climbed in June for the fourth month this year as the debt crisis in the euro region weighed on companies’ willingness to create jobs.
The number of people out of work rose a seasonally adjusted 7,000 to 2.88… Continue reading