An employer-led charity offering young people from disadvantaged backgrounds access to vocational training and work experience with more than 250 employers across the private, public and voluntary sectors.
Backed by the UK Government and key bodies such as the Trades Union Congress (TUC) and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). Over 62,500 young people have participated in placements so far, with over 50% of those completing a placement, gaining employment or routes back into education.
800k young people are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) across the UK. Source: Office for National Statistics.
200k young people in the UK have been unemployed for over one year. Source: House of Commons.
53% of “NEETs” unemployed for more than a year feel they have been permanently left behind in life. Source: The Prince’s Trust.
45Bn estimated yearly cost of youth unemployment to the UK. Source: PwC.
Co-founded Movement to Work - with the aim of providing training and high quality work placements to 100,000 young people that are NEET.
Committed to deliver placements equivalent to at least 1% of our UK permanent workforce every year.
Delivered multi-week placements that include vocational training, employability skills and meaningful work experience.
Extended commitment to our supply chain partners and the tech sector to join and create a multiplier effect.
Movement to Work comprises of over 250 member organisations including FTSE 100 companies such as M&S, BT, Centrica, HSBC; other large private firms; numerous small and medium enterprises; the Civil Service and the NHS.
Accenture has delivered over 630 Technology and Digital placements.
Movement to Work gave me the skills and confidence to successfully apply for the Accenture Apprenticeship, and I hope that many other young people will have those opportunities in years to come.
Accenture Movement to Work Participant and Accenture Apprentice