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Charlotte Hill is chief executive of UK Youth

Comment: 'Work experience before benefits' pilot could backfire

The vast majority of 18- to 24-year-olds simply want to find work that stimulates them and offers scope to develop. Ideally it will pay them enough to enjoy life a little, too.

Opinion Former Articles

  • NUT: Rise is NEETS a sad indictment of coalition policy

    Commenting on national statistics on the participation in education, training and employment by 16-18 year olds, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the NUT, the largest teachers’ union, said:

  • NASUWT: More NEETs after cuts to EMA "no coincidence"

    Commenting on the publication of statistics by the Department for Education (DfE) on the participation of 16 to 18 year-olds in education, training and employment, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union, said this was directly related to coalition's "destructive and illogical" policies:

  • Scheme to target unemployed teenagers

    Commenting on the launch of the Government’s new £126 million scheme which will allow firms and charities to bid for a payment-by-results scheme to try to get teenagers into work or training, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said:

  • NASUWT: Government and employers must take responsibility for unemployment

    Commenting on the CBI/Pearson Education and Skills Survey 2012 report, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union said:

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