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Youth Friendly Employer Award

  • A quality kitemark for employers
  • Attract candidates aged 14-24 for apprenticeships & early careers
  • A powerful recruitment, retention & development tool for employers

Are you committed to attracting and developing a diverse future workforce?

Youth Friendly Employer Award

Be recognised as a high quality youth employer and reach a motivated and diverse future talent pool.

Apply now for the Youth Friendly Employer Award

  • Attract motivated young people from a diverse talent pool for apprenticeships, entry level and graduate careers
  • Reduce your recruitment and retention costs
  • Gain recognition for your careers exploration, work experience and apprenticeship programmes
  • Receive ongoing support to embed youth employment best practice

“Youth unemployment remains a challenge in the UK and will only increase in the coming years. What is the biggest hurdle to this complex issue? It’s often a lack of connectivity between young people and good quality, well-supported employment opportunities.”

Laura-Jane Rawlings, Youth Employment UK CEO

Laura-Jane Rawlings

How does the Youth Friendly Employer Award help?

Created in response to demand from employers, The Youth Friendly Employer Award is a quality kitemark that assesses organisations against a best practice framework. The Award supports organisations to embed a youth friendly employment culture to help create a motivated and diverse future workforce.

As a Youth Friendly Employer Award holder you will be given all the support you need to create a youth friendly high-impact employer profile on our Careers Hub, raising awareness of your organisation as a youth friendly employer and helping young people navigate the range of roles that you  offer. The Careers Hub offers your organisation the chance to demonstrate its value as a Youth Friendly Employer to our national network of young people, parents, schools, colleges, work coaches and youth organisations.

This approach to profiling quality employers to young people starts to address one of the biggest challenges still plaguing youth unemployment – connectivity between young people and quality opportunity.

Wherever you are on the journey to becoming a youth friendly employer, the Youth Friendly Employer Framework can support you. For more information on the framework criteria and how you can register for the Award, please email info@youthemployment.org.uk or contact us using the form below to arrange a call with our team.

Pricing Structure

 

No. Employees Award Details Award & Profile Price
Renews every 2 years
1-20 Youth Friendly Employer Award & Employer Profile
Telephone assessment
£1,250
21-50 Youth Friendly Employer Award & Employer Profile
Telephone assessment
£1,500
51-100 Youth Friendly Employer Award & Employer Profile
Telephone assessment
£2,000
101-999 Youth Friendly Employer Award & Employer Profile
Onsite assessment
£3,000
1,000-4,999 Youth Friendly Employer Award & Employer Profile
Onsite assessment
£4,500
5,000+ Youth Friendly Employer Award & Employer Profile
Onsite assessment
£7,000

Pricing excludes VAT and is subject to Youth Employment UK terms and conditions. EOE.

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