STEM

Concerns grow over cyber security skills gap

Last week in parliament, MPs and peers accused the government of lacking urgency in its work to tackle the shortage...

AI set to create more jobs than it replaces by 2037

17 Jul 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) will create as many jobs as it displaces over the next 20 years, but there will be...

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Tier 2 visas: how the NHS exemption will benefit other sectors

19 Jun 2018

The removal of doctors and nurses from the cap on Tier 2 visas for highly-skilled workers has been welcomed and...

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Manufacturers call for more time to use apprenticeship levy funds

3 May 2018

The Government should extend the timeframe employers have to spend their apprenticeship levy funds from 24 to 48 months –...

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MPs launch #PayMeToo campaign as public sector gender pay gap deadline passes

3 Apr 2018

Nine out of 10 public sector organisations paid men more than women in 2017, figures have revealed, as the deadline...

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Solving the skills crisis one apprenticeship at a time

5 Mar 2018

Apprenticeships seem a convenient response to skills shortages in a number of UK industries. But as we celebrate National Apprenticeship...

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Gender equality reduces number of women in STEM

15 Feb 2018

Women are less likely to take degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) if they live in countries with...

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