What was unemployment like when you were a teenager? Or when someone advising you was your age? Here’s an at-a-glance graph of the past twenty years.
Youth unemployment since 1992, provided by House of Commons library
What is immediately noticeable is what a tough time today’s 16 and 17 year olds have. Those who [...]
The jobs guarantee for young people proposed by opposition leader Ed Miliband will not make much difference to most jobless young people, says influential analyst Jonathan Portes.
The proposal guarantees a job of 25 hours a week at the minimum wage to young people aged 18-24 who have been claiming Jobseekers’ Allowance for more than [...]