Tag Archive: Youth Unemployment

Pocket Watch: Lack of growth continues to make things difficult

Lack of Growth

Introduction Last week’s ‘disappointing’ growth figures came at the same time as the Treasury extended its grip on public spending and further debate took off about youth unemployment. It continues to provide a difficult backcloth for the world of education and skills   The latest growth figures Growth is one of the key indicators of…

Pocket Watch – The Government announces a new Youth Contract

Youth-Contract

Introduction The £1bn package of proposals announced today to help ease the plight of youth unemployment is the latest in a flurry of announcements that have been coming out in the build up to Tuesday’s important financial and growth stock take. It follows announcements on business mentors, incentives for small businesses to take on more…

Pocket Watch – MPs debate Youth Unemployment

Youth-Unemployment

Introduction This week’s unemployment figures have brought further depressing news about the prospects for young people. Last week, exactly seven days before the latest figures were released, MPs held an Adjournment debate on youth unemployment. It was an interesting debate that set the policy dynamics in context. Opposition members, who had called the debate, urged…

Pocket Watch – Sector-based work academies. What are they?

workexperience

Introduction One of the measures the Government is keen to highlight as it seeks to respond to the latest ‘grim’ unemployment figures is sector-based academies. In the words of the Employment Minister: “sector-based academies are the next key part of our strategy to tackle youth unemployment… they will put people at the head of the…

Policy Watch – The Government sets out plans to tackle youth unemployment.

Steve Besley

20 May 2011 [2011/17] Policy Watch – The Government sets out plans to tackle youth unemployment Introduction One record that no Government wants blotting its copybook is unemployment, especially youth unemployment and last week, the Government laid out its strategy for dealing with this. Ever since it scrapped the Future Jobs Fund, Labour’s £1bn scheme…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Youth Unemployment

Pocket Watch: Lack of growth continues to make things difficult

Lack of Growth

Introduction Last week’s ‘disappointing’ growth figures came at the same time as the Treasury extended its grip on public spending and further debate took off about youth unemployment. It continues to provide a difficult backcloth for the world of education and skills   The latest growth figures Growth is one of the key indicators of…

Pocket Watch – The Government announces a new Youth Contract

Youth-Contract

Introduction The £1bn package of proposals announced today to help ease the plight of youth unemployment is the latest in a flurry of announcements that have been coming out in the build up to Tuesday’s important financial and growth stock take. It follows announcements on business mentors, incentives for small businesses to take on more…

Pocket Watch – MPs debate Youth Unemployment

Youth-Unemployment

Introduction This week’s unemployment figures have brought further depressing news about the prospects for young people. Last week, exactly seven days before the latest figures were released, MPs held an Adjournment debate on youth unemployment. It was an interesting debate that set the policy dynamics in context. Opposition members, who had called the debate, urged…

Pocket Watch – Sector-based work academies. What are they?

workexperience

Introduction One of the measures the Government is keen to highlight as it seeks to respond to the latest ‘grim’ unemployment figures is sector-based academies. In the words of the Employment Minister: “sector-based academies are the next key part of our strategy to tackle youth unemployment… they will put people at the head of the…

Policy Watch – The Government sets out plans to tackle youth unemployment.

Steve Besley

20 May 2011 [2011/17] Policy Watch – The Government sets out plans to tackle youth unemployment Introduction One record that no Government wants blotting its copybook is unemployment, especially youth unemployment and last week, the Government laid out its strategy for dealing with this. Ever since it scrapped the Future Jobs Fund, Labour’s £1bn scheme…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Youth Unemployment

Pocket Watch: Lack of growth continues to make things difficult

Lack of Growth

Introduction Last week’s ‘disappointing’ growth figures came at the same time as the Treasury extended its grip on public spending and further debate took off about youth unemployment. It continues to provide a difficult backcloth for the world of education and skills   The latest growth figures Growth is one of the key indicators of…

Pocket Watch – The Government announces a new Youth Contract

Youth-Contract

Introduction The £1bn package of proposals announced today to help ease the plight of youth unemployment is the latest in a flurry of announcements that have been coming out in the build up to Tuesday’s important financial and growth stock take. It follows announcements on business mentors, incentives for small businesses to take on more…

Pocket Watch – MPs debate Youth Unemployment

Youth-Unemployment

Introduction This week’s unemployment figures have brought further depressing news about the prospects for young people. Last week, exactly seven days before the latest figures were released, MPs held an Adjournment debate on youth unemployment. It was an interesting debate that set the policy dynamics in context. Opposition members, who had called the debate, urged…

Pocket Watch – Sector-based work academies. What are they?

workexperience

Introduction One of the measures the Government is keen to highlight as it seeks to respond to the latest ‘grim’ unemployment figures is sector-based academies. In the words of the Employment Minister: “sector-based academies are the next key part of our strategy to tackle youth unemployment… they will put people at the head of the…

Policy Watch – The Government sets out plans to tackle youth unemployment.

Steve Besley

20 May 2011 [2011/17] Policy Watch – The Government sets out plans to tackle youth unemployment Introduction One record that no Government wants blotting its copybook is unemployment, especially youth unemployment and last week, the Government laid out its strategy for dealing with this. Ever since it scrapped the Future Jobs Fund, Labour’s £1bn scheme…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…

Tag Archive: Youth Unemployment

Pocket Watch: Lack of growth continues to make things difficult

Lack of Growth

Introduction Last week’s ‘disappointing’ growth figures came at the same time as the Treasury extended its grip on public spending and further debate took off about youth unemployment. It continues to provide a difficult backcloth for the world of education and skills   The latest growth figures Growth is one of the key indicators of…

Pocket Watch – The Government announces a new Youth Contract

Youth-Contract

Introduction The £1bn package of proposals announced today to help ease the plight of youth unemployment is the latest in a flurry of announcements that have been coming out in the build up to Tuesday’s important financial and growth stock take. It follows announcements on business mentors, incentives for small businesses to take on more…

Pocket Watch – MPs debate Youth Unemployment

Youth-Unemployment

Introduction This week’s unemployment figures have brought further depressing news about the prospects for young people. Last week, exactly seven days before the latest figures were released, MPs held an Adjournment debate on youth unemployment. It was an interesting debate that set the policy dynamics in context. Opposition members, who had called the debate, urged…

Pocket Watch – Sector-based work academies. What are they?

workexperience

Introduction One of the measures the Government is keen to highlight as it seeks to respond to the latest ‘grim’ unemployment figures is sector-based academies. In the words of the Employment Minister: “sector-based academies are the next key part of our strategy to tackle youth unemployment… they will put people at the head of the…

Policy Watch – The Government sets out plans to tackle youth unemployment.

Steve Besley

20 May 2011 [2011/17] Policy Watch – The Government sets out plans to tackle youth unemployment Introduction One record that no Government wants blotting its copybook is unemployment, especially youth unemployment and last week, the Government laid out its strategy for dealing with this. Ever since it scrapped the Future Jobs Fund, Labour’s £1bn scheme…

Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment.

5B

17 February 2011 [2011/8] Policy Watch – Getting to grips with youth unemployment. Introduction Economic commentators may be falling out over who is to blame and whether it’s worse now for young people than it was in the 1990s but from whatever angle it’s viewed, the job market for young people looks pretty bleak at…