With youth unemployment now over one million, The Co-operative Group is calling on businesses to do more to support young people and help them get a job. In response to increasing demand from graduates, The Co-operative has increased the number of places available on its Graduate Leadership Programme from 19 to 27.
This follows the launch of The Co-operative’s Apprenticeship Academy earlier this year, which will provide 2,000 jobs for young people over the next two years right across its diverse family of businesses, including food, financial services, pharmacy, funerals and farms.
The Co-operative has also introduced two new graduate programmes to its portfolio. It now offers graduate roles across four different functions – HR, Retail Operations, Business Management and Finance... read more