Reminder: London Datastore

All VCS organisations – whether their activities involve providing services, campaigning or anything else – need to be on top of what’s happening in the areas they operate in. For those of you who aren’t already familiar with it, the GLA’s London Datastore is an incredibly useful resource. The London Borough Profiles and Atlas present a general picture [Read more]

“How do I find the youth unemployment rate for my borough?” (or any other labour market stats)

A youth organisation just emailed me this question: do you have unemployment stats for 16-24 Tower Hamlets, Southwark, Newham? I’ve pasted my response below. It’s reasonably easy to find this information yourself, and I think a lot of organisations will find this useful in assessing need, planning their services, writing bids, etc. If you’re reasonably comfortable [Read more]