MPs call for government action to prepare young people for future employment amidst increasing AI advancements and the race to net zero before it’s too late

An inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Youth Affairs revealed that one-third (34%) of young people are concerned that roles they are interested in will be replaced by advancements in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Faced with this uncertain landscape, four in 10 young people said they feel worried about the future of work, and…

YMCA calls for a strategic vision for young people as youth service spending revealed as significantly less per child in England than in Wales.

YMCA’s latest study into expenditure on youth services highlights a stark disparity in per-head spending between Wales and England. Analysis released today shows that children and young people in Wales receive more than double the real-terms spend per-head than those in England, at £91 compared to £45 respectively. The 2010s saw drastic cuts to local…

Young and Black

The purpose of the ‘Young and Black’ research was to investigate the experiences of young Black people growing up in the UK, in terms of crime, education, employment, health, finance and accommodation.

Back on Track

The purpose of the ‘Back on Track’ research was to investigate young people’s concerns as they move out of lockdown and make the tentative return back to education.

The Curate Escape

The purpose of ‘The Curate Escape’ research was to investigate young people’s body confidence and the content they post on social media.

Sleep Easy

Wanting a place to call home is a natural desire and a basic human right. However, the number of people affected by homelessness each year in England and Wales is considerable and growing. Based on official government statistics, in autumn 2017 the total number of people were sleeping rough in England was 4,751.1 This represents…

About Time

The purpose of this research was to investigate the actions taken by young people to look after their mental wellbeing.

Great Expectations

The purpose of this research was to investigate the origins of the body image expectations and pressures experienced by young people.

In Your Face

The purpose of this research was to investigate young people’s experiences of appearance-based bullying.

More Than Words

The purpose of this research was to examine the harmful language and negative stereotypes faced by young people experiencing mental health difficulties.