New Deal of the Mind has become The Creative Society
Since founder and CEO Martin Bright wrote the article that kick-started our work, the concept of a New Deal of the Mind has provided a mutually rewarding service in which creative organisations and businesses have directly benefitted from the creation of over 1000 sustainable jobs for young people.
As our work has evolved however, we’ve had to evolve with it, and now need a new way to better reflect the positive outcomes that we as New Deal of the Mind have helped to shape.
We are therefore evolving our brand to become known as The Creative Society with a mission to build and support the creative economy.
Look out for changes across our social media sites – coming very soon.
Britain returns to work today. Or, at least, those with jobs do. We already know that one in five under 16-24′s have no work or training to return to. Today, the Prince’s Trust warns that the recession will permanently scar the lives of these almost a million young people. A poll conducted by YouGov for the Trust revealed that this group is already less happy and confident than their peers in work, but not just about their future careers. About everything – relationships, health and friends. This group even exercises less. Depression sets in and makes this group even less likely to find work later. It could really become a “lost” generation. (more…)
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A more imaginative approach to dealing with unemployment is needed urgently says the pressure group New Deal of the Mind (NDotM) today. Unemployment figures out tomorrow are expected to show a continuing rise in the number of people out of work, with summer school leavers and graduates adding to the 2.5 million recorded last month. (more…)