Careers Initiatives: is there a danger of too many cooks spoiling the broth?
Everyone agrees that good careers advice is a key factor to reducing youth unemployment and filling the skills gap. But is it a case of ‘the more the merrier’ or ‘less is more’? Is the market flooded with so many options that young people, schools and parents do not know where to turn for advice? Or is variety and a range of different views the best option for truly independent advice? Should Careers Advice and Education be State controlled?