M&S has joined forces to tackles youth unemployment

MARKS & Spencer has joined forces with the Prince’s Trust to create more than 1,400 work experience placements for young people. The recruits, aged 16 to 25, will take part in a four-week programme of unpaid work in an M&S store.
The firm says the joint scheme is designed to address the skills and experience gap that prevents many young people from finding work.

Chief executive Marc Bolland said: “Youth unemployment has become one of today’s key social issues and we want to lead the charge for businesses to do more to tackle it head on. Read more