Do we need more young entrepreneurs?
29 October 2013 Last updated at 00:23 GMT
One in five people aged between 16 and 24 are classed as unemployed. The BBC's economics editor Robert Peston went to investigate whether some young people should try their hand at being entrepreneurs.
Peston speaks to Jessica Rose, 25, who owns and runs a jewellery-making school, having earned the start-up capital working as a nanny.
He also speaks to Jamal Edwards, 22, whose hobby making films and putting them on YouTube has turned into a business. Jamal said: "Loads of people think 'I'm going to do this to make money' but this should be your passion...and then hopefully money will come later."
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