The Springboard Charity

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We have ambitious goals to increase our impact and to improve the quality of our delivery. We’re looking forward to working with Impetus to create a transformation in our organisation and to the people we serve.

– Anne Pierce, CEO, The Springboard Charity

The need: People who are long-term unemployed, face barriers to employment or have a low level of skills struggle to find work.

Our charity partner: The Springboard Charity supports over 1,100 people across the UK each year to find work placements and jobs in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. Springboard also raises awareness of the sector and provides people with the skills, training and education, ultimately to gain employment.

Our impact: We’re working with Springboard to help them to focus on the people that they are best placed to support. We’re also helping them improve their use of data so that their programmes have maximum impact.

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Youth Jobs Gap webinar: Establishing the Employment Gap

In this blog and webinar, Sam Windett, Impetus' Director of Policy, talks through the 1st report in the Youth Jobs Gap series.

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Youth Jobs Gap: How early disadvantage impacts youth employment outcomes

The new report 'Youth Jobs Gap: Establishing the Employment Gap', is the first in the Youth Jobs Gap series. This new NIESR and Impetus report reveals that disadvantaged young people are 50% more likely to be NEET (not in education, employment and training) than better-off peers, irrespective of their qualifications.

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New name, same focus on impact

Today, we've shortened our name to simply ‘Impetus’. The new name reflects where we are now in our journey, and it'll stand us in good stead for future years. Impetus Chair Hanneke Smits reflects on our history.

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