Why the homeless have sought after employable qualities.

Employers could be missing out by not employing homeless people. It’s difficult enough for most jobseekers to find work, but even more so if you don’t have an address. Many employers won’t employ homeless people, especially when each advertised vacancy typically attracts hundreds of applicants for employers to take their pick from. However businesses could… Continue reading Why the homeless have sought after employable qualities.

Can apprenticeships and boot camps help young people?

Are young people in the UK being helped or used? The job prospects for young people in the UK don’t look hopeful. David Cameron is planning to increase the number of apprenticeships. The aim is to create three million apprenticeships by 2020. This may look like a good idea on the surface. However this is… Continue reading Can apprenticeships and boot camps help young people?

Trying to make sense of the published ‘death statistics’

A much watered down version of what was requested. Hundreds of thousands of people signed a petition for Iain Duncan Smith to release the figures of how many people had died after having their benefits stopped. After months of refusal, today some statistics have been published. However these don’t appear to be exactly what the public… Continue reading Trying to make sense of the published ‘death statistics’