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Self Starters

  1. 1. UNEMPLOYMENT in Scotland soared by almost 20 per cent in the last three months – twice the rate of England, according to the latest government figures.<br />
  2. 2. 09<br />Between April and June, the number of Scots who were out of work increased by 31,000.<br />
  3. 3. Every <br />hour <br />of <br />the <br />working <br />day, <br />70 <br />people <br />are <br />losing <br />their <br />jobs <br />in <br />Scotland<br />The new total of 188,000 represents a rise of 75,000 in just 12 months.<br />
  4. 4. Many school leavers &apos;facing dole‘The emergence of mass youth unemployment on a scale not seen since the early 1990s was confirmed by today&apos;s jobless figures, raising the spectre of a new generation scarred by being locked out of the labour market.The detailed figures showed that since the recession began, unemployment among under-25s has risen from 700,000 in February 2008, to 928,000 this June.The jobless rate for those aged 16 to 24 who are actively seeking work is now nearly one in five – 19.1% – of their age group and just short of the all-time record set in March 1993. The adult unemployment rate has risen from 3.6% to 7.8%.The situation among 16 and 17-year-olds who left school in the last year is particularly acute, with 31.7% of those looking for work now officially unemployed.<br />
  5. 5. Under 25’s <br />Youth Unemployment<br />June 2009<br />928,000 Unemployed<br />February 2008<br />700,000 Unemployed<br />Springburn, has seen more than 1,000 added to the dole queues in the past year – a rise of 1,052 to 2,954 – but the rises in many other constituencies in the city are not far short of 1,000.<br />
  6. 6. Does he have the Answer?<br />Scottish Secretary Jim Murphy said: &quot;Today&apos;s figures show the real impact on families of the global economic crisis. We will do whatever it takes to prevent the newly unemployed becoming the long-term unemployed.&quot;<br />
  7. 7. No Worries – I will just go to FE/HE ?<br />ANYWHERE<br />
  8. 8. University <br />places increase from 32,848 applications <br />in 2008 to 34,811 this year.<br />Perhaps Not.........<br />COLLEGE<br />Scotland colleges on average 35% rise in applications.<br />ANYWHERE<br />
  9. 9. Reminder Slide? It’s serious !<br />Under 25’s <br />Youth Unemployment<br />June 2009<br />928,000 Unemployed<br />February 2008<br />700,000 Unemployed<br />Springburn, has seen more than 1,000 added to the dole queues in the past year – a rise of 1,052 to 2,954 – but the rises in many other constituencies in the city are not far short of 1,000.<br />
  10. 10. The Answer<br />NO<br />?<br />
  11. 11. The Answer<br />Become a Self StarterGet EnterprisingBecome an Entrepreneurask Matt what does he meanmatt@entrepreneur.me.uk<br />

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