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Latest youth unemployment data

Unemployment for ages 16-17 The latest ONS data shows that the UK 16-17 year old unemployment levels have undergone tremendous […]

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What does being a youth friendly employer really mean? Find out here.

MPs are invited to sign up to Youth Employment UK’s #YouthFriendlyMP Youth Friendly MP charter at our event in Parliament […]

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Youth Employment UK launches new Youth Friendly MP Charter

Youth Employment UK has today launched a campaign to encourage all MPs to sign up to a #YouthFriendlyMP Charter to […]

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Digital Skills: Guide to Finding & Evaluating Information

How can you quickly find information online that meets your needs and is trustworthy? Finding and understanding information is one […]

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How can a BTEC get you into a sports career? Meet Yvan Zahui, personal trainer.

Meet Yvan Zahui. His BTEC in Sport and Exercise Science motivated him to motivate others. Now he works as a […]

Did you know that ANY travel that’s part of your job counts as paid working time?

No, we don’t mean getting to and from work. But if you travel as part of your work, you earn […]

Call to action to support Level 2 Business Support Apprenticeship Proposal

Youth Employment UK is supporting the Level 2 Business Support Apprenticeship standard proposal and have just responded to the consultation […]

Mental Health Survey – have your say if you’re aged 14-24

Pearson is the world’s learning company operating in 70 countries around the world. They’re inviting all young people aged 14-24 […]

The impact of the Youth Obligation on disadvantaged young people

On the 16th May Centrepoint launched their research report on The impact of the youth obligation on disadvantaged young people. […]

Taking Care of Your Mental Health While Job Hunting

We cannot get away from it: the job market is a tough place for young people right now, and job […]

2019 Youth Voice Census Overview & Initial Analysis

Youth Employment UK are delighted to present the 2019 Youth Voice Census. More than 3000 young people aged 14-24 took […]