A third of jobs advertised on the government’s flagship Kickstart scheme went unfilled
Critics say Rishi Sunak’s scheme to tackle youth unemployment failed to address the root causes, with almost 80,000 vacancies live when it ended in March.
Calls for job insecurity to replace unemployment as measure of labour market
A new report calls on the government to introduce a £15 minimum wage and end fire and rehire to get rid of job insecurity.
The government ‘has no idea’ whether its £2bn Kickstart scheme for jobs actually worked
The DWP admitted to a cross-party group of MPs that is clueless to why thousands of young people have stayed on universal credit rather than got Kickstart jobs.