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Sunday, 24 February 2013

The scandal of youth unemployment in Britain

The UK has experienced the fastest rise in youth unemployment of any country in the G8 since the start of the recession and now has the third worst levels in the 34 country OECD. A new Work Foundation report 'International Lessons: Youth unemployment in the global context' looks at youth unemployment internationally, placing a spotlight on Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands and Australia - all of which have maintained consistently low levels of youth unemployment despite the economic crisis: http://www.theworkfoundation.com/DownloadPublication/Report/329_International%20Lessons.pdf