Young entrepreneurship and NEETs

Across Europe, the proportion of self-employed young people is highly correlated with the proportion of young people not in employment, education or training (NEET). This indicates that countries with high …

Good practice from Spain

In Spain, Andalucía Emprende has activated the work platform ‘Somos Emprende Network’ to facilitate teleworking for all entrepreneurs, freelancers, entities and organizations that require it. Access is free through the …

Youth Guarantee scheme

In April 2013, EU Member States made a political commitment to ensure young people’s successful transition into work by adopting a Council Recommendation on establishing a Youth Guarantee (YG) scheme. …

NEETs during crisis

In the wake of economic crisis, the number of NEETs in many countries tend to rose as a result of sweeping job losses. With a record number of NEETs following …