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Investment in Young People

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Investment in Young People

IiYP is a National Award that recognises the important work that small to medium businesses carry out in assisting young people aged 5 to 25 gain employability skills and who assist them with the transition from education into the world of work.

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Why you should sign up?

Being recognised as an Investment in Young People company shows your commitment in supporting the development of a Young Persons 'employability skills' and their understanding of work and support for their future careers and employment.

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What do I need to do?

Work with your local school or college by engaging in a range of activities that help students gain a better understanding of enterprise and the world of work as well as assisting to gain a range of employability skills. You will also need to complete the online application form.

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30th May 2018 No Comments

New T Levels mark a revolution in technical education

The firstĀ 52 colleges and post-16 providers to teach new T Levels have been named as Education Secretary Damian Hinds set out his vision for a world-class technical education system. T Levels are courses, which will be on a par with A levels and will provide young people with a choice between technical and academic education […]

8th May 2018 No Comments

New Chief Executive Appointed

Derek Kozel has now been appointed Chief Executive of Investment in Young People Ltd. Derek takes over from Kevin Smith who is retiring from the executive role but will become the Non-Executive Chair of IiYP. The former Chair of Young Chamber Ltd, Neville Reyner CBE, DL has been appointed as Honorary Life President of IiYP […]

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30th April 2018 No Comments

Why Business & Management Degrees are popular

‘Business studies graduates are more likely to be employed three months after graduating than other graduates’. Business and management degrees are popular university courses because they open doors to more careers than other undergraduate degrees. Graduates are recruited directly into industry and commerce. The route into work for graduates with arts degrees or more general […]