Calling on Employers in Hastings and East Sussex to Share Their Insights on Youth Employment

12th July 2023

Connected Futures, a groundbreaking youth-led research project, is looking for employers in Hastings and East Sussex to participate in a survey that will provide valuable insights into young people’s employment opportunities and experiences in the local area.

Led by a group of young peer researchers across Hastings, this research is co-designed and led by those who understand the challenges firsthand. We are genuinely interested in understanding the accessibility of the employment sector in Sussex and Hastings for young people and the pivotal role employers play in supporting them. We invite employers to contribute their perspectives by accessing the survey at

The Connected Futures project recognises the importance of employer engagement in addressing the challenges faced by young people in finding employment opportunities. By joining forces with employers, we can gather accurate data, challenge existing practices, and recommend tailored approaches that enhance youth employability in Hastings.

To participate in the Connected Futures survey and share your valuable insights, please visit For more information about the project, please visit

The Connected Futures project is being delivered by CXK in partnership with East Sussex County Council and Hastings Borough Council. The project is being funded through a Connected Futures grant by the Youth Futures Foundation.


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