COVID-19 and Young people

COVID-19 and Young people

The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee is looking into the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s economy, including businesses and workers. Find out more about the inquiry. Click the ❓ button at the top of the page.


No summer work - knock on impacts

Specific remote/rural impact

What a time to graduate....

Apprenticeship fell through

Can't provide the same level of support for employment

I have fewer options now

I can't get the experience I need



losing my job to coronavirus

Lack of support for students made unemployed

Likely chance of job?

Rights [title edited to maintain anonymity]

Employers aren't giving young people a chance

award scheme impacts

Inability to work through the summer.

Plenty of jobs but no one willing to hire

Being furloughed on my small part time wage

unemployment and young people


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