Why do British employers not take on many apprentices?


A report has suggested that British employers are not taking on enough apprentices.

The Centre for Economic Performance says it is detrimental to young people's chances to get on in life.

Dr Hilary Steedman from the centre told Radio 5 live Breakfast why Britain was struggling with its apprenticeship schemes.

Breakfast broadcasts weekdays 0600 to 0900 on Radio 5 live.

For other 5 live highlights, please visit the best bits page.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.