Esther McVey: Saturday jobs help teenagers prepare for work

Esther McVey: Saturday jobs help teenagers prepare for work
 

Schoolchildren should get part-time jobs to help prepare them for the work environment, the work and pensions secretary has said.
Esther McVey said she did not think they were "lazy" but there had been a "significant decrease" in the number of teenagers working on a Saturday.
She told the Daily Telegraph there had been a fall of up to 60% in the numbers of young people with weekend jobs.
As a result many lacked the "soft skills" needed for work, she said.
"What you've seen from the 1980s, particularly in this country, is far fewer people doing Saturday... read more

 
31 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 53
Source: BBC
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