Should young unemployed people become entrepreneurs?
20 August 2012 Last updated at 20:25 BST
Almost three-quarters of young unemployed people say finding work is now harder than ever.
That is according to a survey from the Prince's Trust, which suggests those without a job should think about setting up their own business instead.
5 live's Stephen Nolan spoke to Paul Brown from the charity, to self-employed magician Scott Perry, 25, from Lincolnshire and to unemployed Matt Whale, 20, from Hull.
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