[broken bar] T IS hard to feel sorry for a pack of rioters but there is no coincidence that London's high streets were torched as youth unemployment nudged the million mark. Sure, some members of the mob were simply bored and on the lookout for a bit of excitement during the summer vacation. Many more were facing up to crushing deprivation.Without a job, hope quickly evaporates.
It's Up to Business to Fill the Skills Gap: Get the Young Working ; the Number of Unemployed Youngsters has Topped One Million. Only Vocational Training Will Get Them Into Work
Raiding the high street for a flatscreen television or a pair of designer jeans lifted the gloom but only temporarily.Competition for jobs -- and not even good jobs -- is ridiculously tight. Even retailers, a good source of work for young people in the run-up to Christmas, remain cautio...