Government Announces Employment Support Boost for Over 30,000 Economically Inactive Young People

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Tens of thousands of 16-24-year-olds will be given access to additional support in finding and securing work following the expansion of the Department for Work and Pensions’ Youth Offer. Despite youth unemployment being down by over 43% since 2010, young people are more likely to be economically inactive than the rest of the population. The recent announcement expands the DWP’s Youth Offer to economically inactive claimants, who were previously ineligible, as part of welfare reforms the Government is introducing to reduce economic inactivity and help more people back into work. Click here for more.