Women With Balls

Can apprenticeships solve the Covid jobs crisis?

37 min listen

In This Episode

The pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives but one of the biggest is the way we work– with 46% of people working from home last year. Perhaps no group has been more impacted by this than the young – from unemployment to the mental health pressures of working from small homes and a tough jobs market, this generation has been dubbed ‘the Covid generation’.

But at the same time there are also opportunities – could apprenticeships be part of the solution?

On this sponsored podcast, Katy Balls talks to a panel of strong women about the challenges and opportunities facing young people in professional life. She’s joined by Gillian Keegan, the Minister for Apprenticeships and Skills; Frances O’Grady, General Secretary of the TUC; and Michelle Blayney, Chief Culture and Talent Officer at Lloyds Banking Group.

Sponsored by Lloyds Banking Group.


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