Youth unemployment in the UK still above 1 million
The Young Million campaign has been featured in two BBC articles today:
Staff and participants also appear on BBC One on Midlands Today.
UK unemployment rose by 128,000 in the three months to October to 2.64 million, the highest level since 1994. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the jobless rate was 8.3%, up from 7.9% in the previous quarter.
Youth unemployment rose to 1.027 million, the highest since records began in 1992, beating the previous record set only last month.
With the announcement of these numbers, it's as important as ever to focus on the solutions and support available. Young Million is one of the many support efforts that has sprung up in the last year. We've seen hundreds of young people go through our workshops and leave feeling more confident about interacting with senior leaders, expressing their personal brand in person and on CVs and having developed key leadership and employability skills like team working and decision making.