Ministers should reinstate compulsory work experience for pupils in English schools, business leaders have urged. Some 82% of more than 3,000 bosses polled by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said all pupils under 16 should be offered work placements. The coalition government scrapped compulsory work experience in England in 2012.
The Department for Education said it was “determined” to help teenagers make informed choices about their careers.
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