Employers back young Britain with jobs pledge

Churchard, Claire
September 2009
People Management;9/10/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p7
The article focuses on the initiative by employers in Great Britain to provide assistance to young people in getting jobs. This is the response of over 150 employers to the Backing Young Britain campaign that was begun in July 2009. The campaign targets young people who are 16- to 24-year-olds. Some employers such as Bupa Care Homes uses the campaign to promote the needed jobs as well as the healthcare sector, according to its director, Alistair How. Energy firm Centrica has been offering summer work placements for young individuals.


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