A report by the Prince's Trust has learnt that three in four young people in the East Midlands are finding it harder to get work this year.
Jonathan Dawson from The Prince's Trust says that work they are doing with RBS shows that self-employment could hold the answers many young people need.
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Any showers easing tonight. Rain arriving from the south tomorrow.
Showers clearing. Mainly dry on Friday before rain later. Breezy.
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