Young people

Go without Netflix and avocado toast? Young people say they can’t afford essentials let alone luxuries
Cost of living crisis

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
Unemployment

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
Money

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.

Clara Amfo: ‘You’ve really got to back yourself’
Clara Amfo

Clara Amfo: ‘You’ve really got to back yourself’

New anthology featuring top Scottish writers highlights country’s homelessness crisis
Homelessness

New anthology featuring top Scottish writers highlights country’s homelessness crisis

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The government ‘has no idea’ whether its £2bn Kickstart scheme for jobs actually worked
Unemployment

The government ‘has no idea’ whether its £2bn Kickstart scheme for jobs actually worked

Here’s where to find career advice whatever your situation
Career advice

Here’s where to find career advice whatever your situation

In these times full of care, anxiety feels like a logical response
John Bird

In these times full of care, anxiety feels like a logical response

I was unemployed for nearly 20 years – mental health support changed my life
Unemployment

I was unemployed for nearly 20 years – mental health support changed my life

An employee’s market? Long term unemployment for young people is still higher than pre-pandemic
Youth unemployment

An employee’s market? Long term unemployment for young people is still higher than pre-pandemic

This pioneering project defied national reoffending rates – by giving young people a job
Employment

This pioneering project defied national reoffending rates – by giving young people a job

Five graphs that show why the world today is so unfair for young people
Future generations

Five graphs that show why the world today is so unfair for young people

What’s in Rishi Sunak’s £500m plan for jobs?
Employment

What’s in Rishi Sunak’s £500m plan for jobs?

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