Tomorrows People

Was Unpaid Jubilee Work Experience Good for the Soul?

Tiernan Douieb | Posted 07.08.2012 | UK Politics
Tiernan Douieb

How have we become a nation that presumes doing 'work experience' alongside the river Thames in the pouring rain for an event that happens once in a blue blooded moon will in any way lead to a valuable career?

'Work Programme Is Not To Blame For Unpaid Jubilee Workers'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Politics

A former Labour minister in the Department of Work and Pensions has cautioned against drawing links between unpaid Diamond Jubilee stewards forced to ...

We Must Act Now to Avoid Losing a Generation

Baroness Stedman-Scott | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Baroness Stedman-Scott

Young core NEETs - those who face the most difficult employment and indeed life prospects - risk complete alienation from society. Benefits programmes are often expensive and cyclical, merely dealing with the problem when it arises, which for too many individuals comes with disheartening frequency and is all too little too late.