Monthly Archives: October 2012

No job, no prospects, no hope…

…or so says the headline in a two-day report in the Evening Standard a week or so ago. The report was focussed on youth unemployment inLondonand it’s hard to argue with the facts – There are 120,000 16-24 year-olds unemployed inLondon(almost one in four) Almost 50,000 claim Jobseekers Allowance The annual cost of JSA to the taxpayer is £145m 24,000 have been unemployed for more than 12 months The report highlighted a number of specific cases, including that of Sana Babar, a sixth-form leaver who has applied for a staggering … Continue reading

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