The Yorkshire Evening Post and Leeds Community Foundation have organised a summit to discuss youth unemployment in Leeds. Nationally, and in Leeds, youth unemployment rates are dropping but the city’s policy makers are being urged to do more. Leeds figures show the number of 16-24-year-olds claiming job seekers’ allowance (JSA) has reduced by nearly 32Continue reading Leeds Employers Asked to Join Youth Unemployent Debate
The minister of state for employment, Esther McVey recently visited the town of Stourbridge to meet some of the 16 employees that had found permanent jobs after graduating from the government-backed initiative called sector-based Work Academies. McVey, visited the Whitbread owned Premier Inn and Brewers Fayre in Birmingham New Street, taking a tour of the hotel andContinue reading Tory Minister Meets Hospitality Graduates
Labour have claimed that long-term youth unemployment is costing taxpayers more than £180m a year, according to new analysis. The article in the Independent also mentions Rachel Reeves, the shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, who commented that youth unemployment was “a huge waste of [their] talents and potential”. The article states that nearly 30,000 people aged 24 andContinue reading Can the Hospitality industry save taxpayers money?