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.
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.
Youth Index 2015
Find out how anxiety is gripping young people’s confidence.
Skills Crunch 2014
Business leaders are facing skills gaps, threatening to hamper economic growth.
Abandoned Ambitions 2013
Poor exam results cause thousands of young people to abandon their ambitions. Find out why struggling school leavers need more vocational support.