Articles from Resolution Foundation

Too Few Entry Level Apprenticeships: 16-18 Year Olds Are Losing Out

Fewer Level 3 and Level 2 #Apprenticeship StartsA well-known fact in the apprenticeship world is that the number of people starting an apprenticeship fell sharply after Spring 2017 with the introduction of the apprenticeship levy and related reforms.

#Apprenticeship reforms: Quality has improved but more must be done to deliver routes into careers for new starters

Controversial reforms to the apprenticeships system have defied many of their critics and led to a welcome drop in the number of lower-quality apprenticeships in low-paying sectors, according to a new report published Saturday (24 Aug) by the Resolution Foundation. 

Consumption crunch – young people today are spending less than they did at turn of the century

Young people today are spending 7% less on non-housing items than they were back in 2001, according to the Resolution Foundation’s inaugural Intergenerational Audit, published today.

High rents and fewer employment black spots are making millennials less job mobile #FutureofEmployment

Higher rents are reducing the financial gains from moving to better paying parts of the country, and mean that young people today are less mobile today than they were 20 years ago, according to new Nuffield-funded research published today by the Resolution Foundation.

The crisis cohort’s pay and career prospects have been scarred for up to a decade

The ‘crisis cohort’ who entered the world of work in the midst of the financial crisis continued to face higher unemployment, lower pay and worse job prospects up to a decade later, compared to other young people entering work before or after the downturn.