Youth Employment UK

Youth Employment UK

Youth Employment UK is a not-for-profit, independent organisation that puts young people at the heart of its work, all of our services have been co-designed with young people and our research and insight is based on the direct responses from the thousands of young people in our network.

Its free skills and careers platform helps young people to develop their understanding of the world of work and confidence in their own skill development. A core part of its work is to support employers to develop and be recognised for their best youth employment practice and through the Youth Friendly Employer Mark connect young people to those good quality opportunities.

https://www.youthemployment.org.uk

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Comedian Rob Beckett has spoken up about the class divide in comedy and his heroes "imagining what a working-class person’s life is."

13/10/2021

Rob reflects many working class people’s experiences entering the creative world, including being unable to work for free.

We know the creative industries are heavily skewed towards hiring and progressing people from more privileged backgrounds. But it is vital they stay in tune with and reflect their audiences.

Our Creative industries toolkit is designed to help the industry be more #CreativeAndDiverse. Take a look 👇

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