Newly released figures from the National Audit Office reveal that local authorities are facing a £605 million shortfall in funding, with financial pressures expected to continue for years to come. IF Researcher, Melissa Bui, explains what this means for spending on children’s services
IF intern, Hugh Nicholl, looks into the findings of the Office for National Statistic’s latest student survey and outlines the worrying evidence of a student mental health crisis. Read more…
Worrying intergenerational divides were already apparent in Italy following the recent double-dip financial crises, and these can only have been exacerbated by COVID-19. Analysis by Luciano Monti, Adjunct Professor of European Union Policies at LUISS Guido Carli (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali) in Rome, and Scientific co-director of the Bruno Visentini Foundation, a research… Read more »
David Kingman ponders some important questions about whether the UK’s “jobs miracle” is necessarily all that it’s cracked up to be, especially in light of the supposedly lower number of young adults who are NEETs
Phil Radcliff, ex-global Human Resources Director and IF volunteer, points to the iniquities of internships and calls for greater clarification and collaboration between young people, their educational institutions and the world of work
David Kingman looks at several recent pieces of research which suggest that the UK is sliding backwards on children’s and young people’s living standards
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