The Big Conversation on Youth Unemployment


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The Monastery
Gorton Lane
Manchester M12 5WF

We would like to invite you to an event run jointly with Greater Manchester Youth Network and New Economy and chaired by Mike Blackburn BT’s Regional Director for the NorthWest and Chair of the GM LEP.

You may already be familiar with The Big Conversation initiative led by Business in the Community (BITC) – one of the Prince of Wales’s charities – which is focused on helping to support responsible business practices, and in doing so, to Transform Business and Transform Communities.




Why attend?

The Big Conversation provides an exciting and unique forum for business leaders to meet directly with young people and to engage them in serious dialogue about tackling the current blight of unemployment and critical importance of  recruitment practices , work experience and apprenticeships to help engage young people in the world of work.

Who should attend?

  • Senior business leaders who want to understand how their business can contribute in the most effective way .

  • HR Directors keen to hear of best practice recruitment that ensures everything possible is done to raise the visibility of opportunities available for those not currently in employment


Please reserve you place by emailing by 17 July.