Employers reasons for offering placements and internships in the UK 2016

This statistic displays the main reasons that employers in the United Kingdom (UK) offered internships or placements in 2016. The majority of employers advised that they offered internships in order to give people experience, while two percent said the fact they didn't need to pay them was a main reason.

Main reasons for offering placements or internships among United Kingdom (UK) businesses in 2016*

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Source

Release date

June 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May to August, 2016

Number of respondents

8,838 respondents

Special properties

Businesses who have offered placements in the last 12 months

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

* 'Don't knows' and 'Other' excluded. Percentage points exceed 100 percent probably due to multiple answers being possible.

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