The aim of this programme is to support the business community to future-proof their workforces while tackling youth unemployment in the region by increasing sustainable employment opportunities for up to 2,000 17-24 year olds. Business advisers work with employers in North Tyneside to provide a simplified, co-ordinated and tailor-made package of high-quality support, as well as one-to-one advice on how businesses can grow and evolve while increasing the opportunities they provide for young people. A range of services is available, including: The provision of flexible funds to remove organisational barriers preventing the recruitment of young people. Brokering in-business support from a range of sources. Impartial advice on training and workforce development. Sourcing potential financial help to contribute to training costs and business improvements.