If all young people who are received support as effective as Spear, it would mean 130,000 young people moving into employment, simultaneously filling over 10 per cent of the vacancies that are so troubling British businesses.
Debates around this issue are conducted as if it were politicians’ own money at stake rather than taxpayers’.
Once the exigencies of the pandemic are behind him, Johnson will be faced with much more straightforwardly ideological policy choices.
I question whether our reformed apprenticeship system goes far enough.
It is about time we had an honest conversation about segmenting the population, with more targeted protection for the elderly and vulnerable.
The Chancellor has refused to extend his furlough scheme. Could a German-style system be what comes next?
Employers and employees are voting with their feet on the matter. What is there to do but accept the situation?
This crisis, though we wish it could have been avoided – is a big wake-up call to these institutions that business cannot continue as normal.
The Employment Minister embodies two reasons why the Government is still afloat – its jobs creation record and under-reported Ministerial loyalty.
Plus: In news elsewhere, a luxury women’s health spa in Belgravia – with annual membership fees of £5,500 – this week blamed Brexit for its closure.
Make your skills, experience, and contacts available to a disadvantaged young adult.
The old, with their savings, could help the young. The economically active young could help the old, by giving them an income.
The passengers on board this ship came with ambition, skills, and a desire to play a part in the UK’s reconstruction after World War Two.