There's no doubt that policy makers, youth workers, and other professionals in this space have worked tirelessly to offer solutions to youth unemployment. However, in reviewing the outcomes of these efforts, from the Work Programme to apprenticeships, it's clear that these initiatives are not going far enough to change the fortunes of Britain's younger generation.
Here's the deal. These days, when a news firm puts out a recruitment ad for a reporter, they are not just asking for a writer. They most likely also want a blogger and a tweeter, who may even code and design, all rolled into one package deal.
If I've learnt one thing building Girl Meets Dress, it's that the team is everything. Of course not everyone has a Co-Founder, but in the early days before and during your first hires, it helps enormously if most of the skills needed are split between the founders. For us it was Finance / Tech / Operations v PR / Customer / Product / Design.
Handling big data may be a daunting prospect, but Kate Bassett has some useful tips for getting the most out of astronomical amounts of information.
If I was IKEA right now, I'd be worried; there's a new technology in town that's going to change their world just as much as the move to digital changed the music industry. That technology is 3D printing.
At long last there is a reality check going on about the dangers children face on the internet from pornography.
The rise of London's tech scene brings up an age old question: is Silicon Valley unique, and can its success be repeated elsewhere? At one point, Boston was the next Silicon Valley. And then Seattle.
The 3D printing revolution is not something which is happening in the remote and distant future, it's the technology which everyone is talking about right now.
There are two areas where British mobile phone customers are silenced, the London Underground 'tube' network and on planes. The London Underground has many tunnels that are far too deep for a signal at ground level to penetrate and though the Mayor of London wanted to try getting a signal on the network before the London Olympic games, this plan was found to be too ambitious.