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City and Guilds report that more young people are turning to university due to fractured job market post pandemic, despite fewer graduate jobs predicted

Ahead of A-level results day, new research from skills organisation City & Guilds Group (@cityandguilds) uncovers the serious impact of the pandemic on young people’s decisions about their futures – with more school leavers turning towards university as a default choice as uncertainty in the jobs market bites. However, with data suggesting that university may not live up to career and salary expectations, and with many of today’s university graduates set to leave with tens of thousands of pounds worth of debt – City & Guilds Group is urging school leavers to consider all the options available when considering their next steps this August.

The Great Covid Career Pivot: A third of Britons want to switch careers, but many have no idea where to start

@cityandguilds launch: The Building bridges towards future jobs report. A third of Britons are worried about starting their career over again - but only a quarter are willing to fund training themselves  According to the 'Building Bridges towards future jobs' report, a third of Britons are worried about starting their career over again - but only a quarter are willing to fund training themselves. As a result the City & Guilds Group is launching a  programme to help people switch to industries where there are job vacancies.

City & Guilds Group has submitted its response to the Government’s Comprehensive Spending Review

@CityGuildsGroup's submission Reskilling Britain for a brighter future calls for £60 million investment over 3 years, creating a network of Employment and Training Hubs across the UK to fast track re-employment of adults displaced by Covid-19 and build lasting infrastructure for continuous improvement of UK workforce resilience and productivity.

Young people need to know all the education routes available to them

@CityGuildsGroup - Ahead of A-Level results day this week (13th), Martin Hottass, Managing Director – Technical Training at City & Guilds Group has called on teachers, parents and students themselves, to consider the full range of the potential routes into employment, including alternatives to university as offered through Further Education and particularly apprenticeships:

Poorest face toughest climb back out of unemployment post Covid19

@City&Guilds launch the Recovery and Resilience report 59% of people currently out of work state they cannot afford to pay for training: a lifeline into employment Lacking access to support networks and knowledge about where to access advice, those from lower social groups are likely to be further disadvantaged  City & Guilds Group has today issued an urgent call on the Government to redirect billions of pounds of unspent and underutilised skills funding to help the newly unemployed get back into work as it releases new research on jobs and skills.

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