Technology offers an answer to solving the mental health pandemic

Too often during the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen inadequate, reactive approaches to increasingly prevalent mental health issues, particularly from businesses that in times of uncertainty perhaps have been focused more on the bottom line than the wellbeing of their employees.

We owe it to young people to get the Kickstart Scheme right

With a £2bn injection to fund up to 300,000 placements, the government’s Kickstart Scheme is a pie that many want a slice of. It seems like the perfect marriage. A young person who needs an opportunity – a leg up on to that first rung of the career ladder. And an employer who, after an unprecedented year, needs support but can’t afford to take new people on at the moment.

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