24 Oct 2018

Why is Nottingham the hardest place in UK for young people to find employment or training?

Economics Correspondent

Now, you might expect that opportunities for young people to get training and find jobs would be more in abundance around the towns and cities in the south of the UK.

Well according to some new figures from the Learning and Work Institute – seen by Channel 4 News ahead of their release – it appears that the north – south divide is a thing of the past.

However, the chances of getting a foothold in the world of work do vary widely from region to region with urban areas not necessarily scoring better than rural ones. Our Economics correspondent, Helia Ebrahimi has been to Nottingham which ranks as the most difficult place in England for a young person to find employment and training.