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Could the UK have an answer for young workers hit by COVID-19?
Jul 8, 2020

Could the UK have an answer for young workers hit by COVID-19?

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The U.K.'s $2.5 billion "kick-start scheme" to create more jobs for young people after the pandemic. The latest on how the coronavirus is squeezing jobs in China. The CEO of Loon on providing internet to rural Kenya using balloons.

Segments From this episode

Young workers in the UK face gloomy job prospects due to COVID-19

The BBC spoke to young people in the U.K. about their job situations and what they think the government can do to help.

UK to announce "kick-start scheme" to create jobs for young people hit by COVID-19

The BBC's business editor Simon Jack explains how the U.K.'s job scheme for younger people will work.

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer