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Research, policies and reports

We're not just a youth charity, we're a thought leader in all issues relating to young people. Find out more by reading our research and reports. 

Our research, policies and reports

As a leading UK charity, we strive to change the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable young people and make a positive contribution to society.

This section brings together information which outlines our priorities and achievements. It also describes our approach to working with governments and partner agencies in a way which is both ambitious and sustainable.

We are the authority on youth issues and opportunities. 

Explore our research

Youth Index 2015
Youth Employment Group recommendations

Read the final recommendations for measures to support young people through Covid-19.

Download report (pdf, 289kb)

Young People in Lockdown 2020

We've launched a report with YouGov, supported by L’Oréal Paris, which explores how young people feel during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Download report (pdf, 3mb)

Gender Pay Gap Report

We've published our gender pay gap results, as well as the actions we're taking to reduce this gap to zero.

Find out more

Our annual reports

Last year we helped over 56,000 young people. 

Find out more

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