Lord Digby Jones, the plain-speaking captain of industry, offers some straight advice to two of Britain's million-strong army of jobless young people.
A Polish immigrant who rose from minimum wage employee to cafe owner explains what it takes to get him to give you a job.
Britain's young 'Neets' face the reality of recession
Panorama returns to Swindon in recession to catch up with four young men who were unemployed at the height of economic boom.Read reporter Vivian White's feature
Lord Digby Jones says Britain needs US-style 'workfare'
The former industry minister and business leader Digby Jones says it is time Britain adopted a strict US-style 'workfare' system for the chronically unemployed.Read about the 'workfare' call
Real Apprentices: The updates
Panorama caught up with four young 'Neets' they first met in 2007.Here is what they are up to today.
'Make 'em work' - could workfare work for Britain?
Panorama reported on the 'workfare' system in the United States in it's film 'Make 'em Work' first broadcast on 6 April 1986. Watch an archive clip from that film here on the Panorama blog.Read and join in the debate on 'workfare' on the Panorama blog
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