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New programme will help end unemployment crisis for young black men in London

Jul 02, 2015 - Comments: 0

A new £1 million initiative aimed at ending the unemployment crisis facing young black men in London will be launched at RBS today. Moving on Up is a joint initiative from Trust for London, the City of London’s charity, City Bridge Trust and the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG), developed to respond to the fact that the unemployment rate for young black men is more than double the rate for young white men.

Time for employers and government to end the equality of opportunity deficit for ethnic minorities in apprenticeships

Feb 05, 2015 - Comments: 0

All the main political parties are agreed that apprenticeships are one of the main routes for increasing the skills and qualification levels of the UK workforce.

Boosting Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship

Oct 15, 2014 - Comments: 0

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Boosting ethnic minority entrepreneurship

In a drive to encourage greater entrepreneurship within ethnic minority communities, a national event will explore ways of supporting more people to set up and succeed in their own businesses.

Fall in youth unemployment welcome but young black men still over-represented in London’s benefit claimant figures

Sep 23, 2014 - Comments: 0

According to the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG), a London-based charity, the claimant count figures for London still show that young black men are significantly over-represented. Black males make up 6 per cent of London’s youth population (aged 18 to 24) but 17 per cent of London’s young Jobseekers Allowance claimants.

Young black men want to be judged on merit not stereotypes

Jul 09, 2014 - Comments: 0

Research published today by the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) reveals the views of 200 young black men about their experiences of finding work in the Capital.

Young black men have a higher unemployment rate than any other group of young people and the research shows that they have mixed but mainly poor experiences of support from Jobcentre Plus and Work Programme providers. They also feel isolated from their peers and unsupported in their efforts to ‘do the right thing’

Race equality in higher education remains a challenge with “worryingly high” dropout rates for black students

Feb 21, 2014 - Comments: 0

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Race equality in higher education remains a challenge with “worryingly high” dropout rates for black students

The Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) believes that the dropout rate for UK-domiciled black students from UK universities is worryingly high.

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