Benefits for employers

The Young Person’s Guarantee is employer-led. You are essential in making a difference to a young person’s life, by giving them employment and experience. 

Inspire young people to gain the skills they need

You can help prepare and inspire school and college students to gain the skills they need for the world of work. There are lots of benefits to this, including:  

  • increased business profile within the community 
  • earlier access to future talent  
  • the opportunity to develop and motivate your existing staff 
  • increased awareness of your industry and organisation 
  • meeting your corporate social responsibility 
  • supporting the curriculum to be industry relevant 
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Break down the barriers young people face

Help all young people achieve their full potential by engaging with those who face more barriers. 

Benefits to you include: 

  • enhanced creativity and innovation through a fresh perspective 
  • support and develop your diversity and inclusion strategy 
  • improved staff engagement and retention 
  • competitive advantage within your industry 
  • positive workplace culture 
  • helping others achieve their potential 
  • achieving your full business capability 
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Invest in a skilled workforce

Provide work-based learning, training and upskilling opportunities for young people and benefit from: 

  •  a skilled workforce for now and in the future 
  •  unlocked potential 
  •  increased loyalty 
  •  fewer skills gaps 
  •  gaining a competitive advantage 
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Create jobs and opportunities

Be part of a network of employers who are creating opportunities for young people. You can: 

  • train and mould new talent 
  • support succession planning 
  • gain new ideas and insight from a generationally diverse team 
  • benefit from digital skills 
  • improve diverse practices and brand awareness 
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Create an inclusive and fair workplace

Ensuring a working environment which supports all young people and provides fair work. Benefits include: 

  • help with recruitment, retention and succession planning 
  • creating a workforce who feel valued 
  • becoming an employer of choice 
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