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Johnson government rolls out Kickstart youth cheap labour scheme

 

Johnson government rolls out Kickstart youth cheap labour scheme

By
Harvey Thompson and Robert Stevens

28 September 2020

There are almost 538,000 young people under 25 years of age on Universal Credit (UC), a rise of around 250,000 from March when a temporary national lockdown went into effect.

UC, established in 2010 as part of austerity cuts to eradicate £12 billion in welfare spending by 2020, merges all previous state benefits into one payment. As planned, this led to huge cuts in the value of benefits overall and increased hardship of the poorest families. Many workers in the lowest paid employment are in receipt of UC, as well as the unemployed.

Within two months of lockdown starting, 2.4 million more people were forced to claim UC for the first time. More than 1.6 million families—two in five households on UC—had an average sum of £60 deducted in May to cover

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Palmisano working to enhance diversity in construction industry, starting with the youth of New Orleans | Sponsored: Palmisano

For years, the construction management industry has struggled with a lack of diversity among its job candidate pool. At Palmisano, leaders have long been active in trying to recruit and hire a diverse workforce. But recently, they have focused additional effort on helping create a more diverse talent pipeline.

As part of the company’s mission, The Palmisano Foundation, a 501c3, works with organizations such as Junior Achievement and Youth Rebuilding New Orleans, among others. The idea is to work with youth and let them know about career development opportunities in the construction industry. In addition, Palmisano plays a significant role in the ACE Mentor Program, which focuses on providing students with education and opportunities for long-term careers in the construction industry.

This past year, Palmisano partnered with the University of New Orleans to support the creation of a new Urban

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Dansyn ISO guides youth to create innovative business ideas

Regional News of Friday, 11 September 2020

Source: GNA

2020-09-11

Some beneficiaries of the program pose after the eventSome beneficiaries of the program pose after the event

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The Dansyn Innovation Social Organization (Dansyn ISO) in partnership with Ghana Tech Lab, the World Bank and the Ministry of Communication, has organized a startup summit in Bolgatanga for the youth to explore and come up with innovative business ideas.

This followed six weeks training of 30 young people in the area of Web Development, who were guided to plan and create innovative business ideas.

Mr Daniel Nang Yennube, the CEO of Dansyn ISO, in an address, said although there were emerging technology startups into web solutions as a service, there was still a wide gap which needed to be filled.

He said the Pathways to Sustainable Employment (PaSE) programme for the web development cohort sought to achieve that by training the youth.

Madam

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The pandemic won’t hinder meal prep for this Oakland youth catering business

At the posterior side of the Filoli gardens, vast oak trees frame a former tennis court at the historic grounds. The foliage creates a canopy that cools guests while they enjoy lunch prepared by Oakland’s catering business, The Town Kitchen.

An outdoor satellite café has been set up at Filoli’s Woodland Garden Court where a full team of young employees begin their shift. Most of the staff employed by The Town Kitchen are between ages 18 to 25 and come from underserved backgrounds. Some have been incarcerated. With the partnership at Filoli, the young team members are able to continue working through the pandemic while gaining entrepreneurial skills that can help them reenter society.

“We established the company to help foster and reentry youth or individuals living with criminal backgrounds,” said Eric Quick, CEO of The Town Kitchen. “We want to help elevate them professionally and economically.”

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The pandemic won’t hinder meal prep for this Oakland youth catering business

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At the posterior side of the Filoli gardens, vast oak trees frame a former tennis court at the historic grounds. The foliage creates a canopy that cools guests while they enjoy lunch prepared by Oakland’s catering business, The Town Kitchen.

An outdoor satellite café has been set up at Filoli’s Woodland Garden Court where a full team of young employees begin their shift. Most of the staff employed by The Town Kitchen are between ages 18 to 25 and come from underserved backgrounds. Some have been incarcerated. With the partnership at Filoli, the young team members are able to continue working through the pandemic while gaining entrepreneurial skills that can help them reenter society.




“We established the company to help foster and reentry youth or individuals living with criminal backgrounds,” said Eric Quick, CEO of The Town Kitchen. “We want to

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