You’re 18 and leaving education, the world of work is at your feet.
Or is it? Not so, according to the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
A survey by the business group has found eight out of 10 British school-leavers “lack essential business skills” such as numeracy.
More than 80% of young people require “significant training” before being put to work, according to the 4,000 finance professionals questioned.
The figure is worse than last year, when 75% of school-leavers were said to need this level of help after being hired.
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