A growing number of firms are signing up to a campaign aimed at improving work experience places for young people, it was announced today.
Business In The Community said it was planning to expand its Work Inspiration programme in a bid to provide better quality and more inspiring schemes. It said work experience can be pivotal to the careers of young people.
The group’s chairman, Marks & Spencer executive chairman Sir Stuart Rose, said: “We are seeing nationwide momentum on this issue to mobilise business.
“Public and private businesses ... are committing to make a change and review and improve the work experience they offer.”