unemployment

I was unemployed for nearly 20 years – mental health support changed my life
Unemployment

I was unemployed for nearly 20 years – mental health support changed my life

Experts say long-term unemployment is likely to continue rising for at least the next few years. One man who hit rock bottom says mental health support is the answer.

An employee’s market? Long term unemployment for young people is still higher than pre-pandemic
Youth unemployment

An employee’s market? Long term unemployment for young people is still higher than pre-pandemic

Hooray for all the people taking advantage of the 1.2 million job openings, but young people who face severe barriers into employment are being pushed even further away.

This pioneering project defied national reoffending rates – by giving young people a job
Employment

This pioneering project defied national reoffending rates – by giving young people a job

The Skill Mill has employed 225 young ex-offenders to work on environmental projects – and just 17 have reoffended. The national average for reoffending is 72 per cent. Here’s how it happened.

Charities call for multifaceted approach to help ex-offenders into work
Employment

Charities call for multifaceted approach to help ex-offenders into work

Why the end of furlough may not solve the jobs crisis like some expect
Employment

Why the end of furlough may not solve the jobs crisis like some expect

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How a trailblazing charity could help 50,000 homeless people into work
Housing

How a trailblazing charity could help 50,000 homeless people into work

Government cuts threaten employment recovery, charities say
Employment

Government cuts threaten employment recovery, charities say

Unemployment among BAME groups now double that of white people
Employment

Unemployment among BAME groups now double that of white people

Unemployment: ‘I applied for 47 jobs and got three replies’
Employment

Unemployment: ‘I applied for 47 jobs and got three replies’