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11/07/2016

Theresa May’s new job is nearly sorted, now she needs to help young people with theirs

It feels foolish to make any predictions at the moment. But barring an upset of Leicester-winning-the-league proportions, Theresa May will be our next Prime Minister. Regardless of your politics, certainty is a scarce and valuable commodity right now, so it’s good to know who will lead the country through the unpredictable times ahead.

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07/07/2016

The power of pro bono

We are grateful to be supported by over 400 volunteers who give their time and expertise pro bono every year to transform the way our charity partners work and the impact they make.

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21/06/2016

Coaching: ensuring the best for our young people

Earlier this month, I went to one of Resurgo’s Spear celebrations in Bethnal Green. Resurgo is a charity partner of Impetus-PEF, and we’ve been working with them since 2010 – helping them with management support, pro bono advice and strategic injections of funding.

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24/05/2016

Quantifying the uncounted: introducing our Youth Jobs Index

Can you solve a problem if you can’t quantify it? That was the question we were pondering when we first came up with the idea for the Youth Jobs Index, published today.

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30/03/2016

Mentoring with a twist: the Teens and Toddlers story

Ever thought it might work to pair a teenager who is finding it hard to do well at school as a mentor to a toddler in a nursery? This is the model developed and pioneered by award-winning charity Power2 – a long-standing Impetus charity partner.

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17/03/2016

A second chance shouldn’t mean second best

Our new CEO Andy Ratcliffe gives his thoughts on educational outcomes for disadvantaged 16-19 year olds, as part of Impetus-PEF’s Life After School campaign.

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