Mayor raids business community for new youth mentor programme

Andy Street, West Midlands Mayor
The new West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street, has turned to the region’s business community to help create a 1,000-stong network of experienced mentors. The so-called ‘Mayor’s Mentors’ will be tasked with boosting young people’s career prospects and thereby helping to tackle youth unemployment in the region. The new initiative follows a clear message delivered by Mr Street during his election campaign. It aims to recruit professionals from a variety of sectors and backgrounds to be matched to young people and to serve a... For the full story register now for free or login below...