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Ipswich: Young Enterprise urges bosses to help save a “lost generation”

Youth enterprise charity Young Enterprise has launched campaign targeting businesses 10 of the UK’s towns worst hit by youth unemployment, including Ipswich.

The “Save a Lost Generation” initiative is challenging employers to stop merely complaining about the quality of the young recruits coming out of schools and instead go into the classroom and do something about it.

Young Enterprise wants to help bosses donate time, money or expertise to give young people in Ipswich the practical skills and knowledge they need to take – or create – a job and help reduce the national total of around 1million 16- to 24-year-olds currently out of work. Read full story