Looks at the benefits of work experience for young people, employers as well as the wider economy and society. Reflecting on the importance of high-quality work experience for young people the guide aims to encourage more employers to deliver the kind of high-quality placements that many already offer.
The report, produced by the CIPD and Jobcentre Plus, provides resources for those who want to ensure their placements are beneficial to young people and their own organisations. It includes a 'quality charter' which sets out what employers should put in and what participants should expect to get out of work experience placements.
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