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Only 23% of young people feel businesses understand their needs

With there being negative headlines breaking the news about politicians in the news in the past few months, the disconnect between young people and politicians and the lack of trust in their capabilities has never been more prominent.

Leading youth social mobility charity Speakers for Schools commissioned three YouGov surveys to determine the attitudes of young people towards education and employment post-COVID, and how this relates to the views of employers and politicians, and remarkably 23% of young people aged 11-19 only believe that businesses understand their needs and aspirations.

The findings re detailed in the below infographic:-