Go without Netflix and avocado toast? Young people say they can’t afford essentials let alone luxuries
“I can’t speak for all young people but, for me, it’s definitely about asking what essentials I can afford.”
A third of jobs advertised on the government’s flagship Kickstart scheme went unfilled
Critics say Rishi Sunak’s scheme to tackle youth unemployment failed to address the root causes, with almost 80,000 vacancies live when it ended in March.
It’s tough being young and broke. But help is out there
Young people are being hit hard by low pay, insecure jobs and debt. But there’s hope. Here are our top tips and where to find the best advice.