Scottish careers advice members on a hill above Fife holding a placard reading: Careers Advice – a national service provided locally

UNISON makes call for proper careers advice in England and Wales

As young people face the prospect of having to rethink their career plans, the unions says 15 days training isn’t enough to help them

National Careers Week – the lost art of giving good guidance

It’s National Careers Week – but thanks to years of government cuts, careers advice at school isn’t what it used to be. UNISON thinks young people deserve a better start to their working life

Careers guidance needs professional staff and recognition

Government needs to ‘properly recognise the value of careers professionals’ says UNISON after minister’s speech on service strategy for England

UNISON secures employment tribunal win for careers advisers

UNISON has won a hard fought victory for workers in the careers service against Prospects Limited

Fighting for their lives at Birmingham Connexions

UNISON members fight back against swingeing cuts to Birmingham Connexions service

UNISON calls for a better start for young people

Survey of young people shows that 93% do not think that the government is doing enough to help them to cope with the recession

MPs warn of worrying deterioration in careers guidance

UNISON says decline in standard of careers advice down to government refusing to fund proper service