Young People's Education and Skills Work Experience Study

  • By London Councils

London Councils commissioned YouGov to ask businesses across the capital about how they perceive young people and their attitude towards offering them experiences of the world of work.  YouGov's research shows that the majority of business leaders in the capital are incredibly positive about the benefits of employing young people and a significant number do offer work experience placements and other opportunities.  But they could be doing more to help young Londoners build meaningful experiences of the world of work, which the London Ambitions Careers Offer highlights as crucial to them making informed career decisions.

This research also clearly demonstrates that there is considerable scope for London boroughs, the Mayors' Office and schools and colleges to help businesses overcome barriers and provide further support and assistance.

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