Parents say employers aren’t doing enough to help young people into work

Our research for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) finds that 82% of parents think that employers and schools should work more closely together to make it easier for young people to get a job.

Only a third of parents think that employers are doing enough to offer the opportunity to young people, and more than three quarters (78%) think it’s the best way to boost employability.

Further to this, two thirds (66%) of parents of 11-18 year olds would prefer their child to complete a degree apprenticeship with a major company in Britain like Marks & Spencer or Rolls-Royce, over a degree at Oxford or Cambridge.

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