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Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, IPPR says

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The government’s new £3bn apprenticeship levy threatens to deepen Britain’s north-south divide, according to a new analysis

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Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, IPPR says

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The government’s new £3bn apprenticeship levy threatens to deepen Britain’s north-south divide, according to a new analysis

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Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, IPPR says

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The government’s new £3bn apprenticeship levy threatens to deepen Britain’s north-south divide, according to a new analysis

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Apprenticeship levy will deepen north-south divide, IPPR says

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The government’s new £3bn apprenticeship levy threatens to deepen Britain’s north-south divide, according to a new analysis

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MPs call for unpaid internships ban

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Unpaid internships should be banned as a barrier to social mobility, says a report from MPs and peers.

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Oxford University to have ‘most state school students for decades’

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Oxford University's intake of new students this autumn will have the highest proportion of state school pupils for at least 40 years.

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Oxford University to have ‘most state school students for decades’

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Oxford University's intake of new students this autumn will have the highest proportion of state school pupils for at least 40 years.

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Poorer graduates miss out on top banking jobs because of their clothes and accents

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"Talented candidates are being 'locked out' of jobs for reasons as simple as wearing brown shoes to job interviews, a government taskforce has revealed"

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Poorer graduates miss out on top banking jobs because of their clothes and accents

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"Talented candidates are being 'locked out' of jobs for reasons as simple as wearing brown shoes to job interviews, a government taskforce has revealed"

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British universities lose grip on world university rankings ‘because they are forced to focus on diversity’

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Britain's best universities are slipping down university rankings because they are forced to recruit from disadvantaged backgrounds, experts say

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Privately educated elite continues to take top UK jobs, finds survey

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Privately schooled people still dominate law, politics, medicine and journalism despite signs of progress, says Sutton Trust

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Britain needs to smash the cut-glass ceiling

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If we’re serious about social mobility, we must end prejudice about the way we speak. Bring back elocution lessons

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How to beat Tim Nice-But-Dim – and smash his glass floor

Shared from on 27 July 2015

The state school children I meet are different from private pupils not just in confidence but outlook. Expanding their horizons could make all the difference

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Work experience swap site ‘locks out less privileged pupils’

Shared from on 24 June 2015

MyInternSwap says it aims to ‘kick the old boy network into touch’, but campaigner says it encourages trades between parents in desirable jobs.

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Elite firms prefer to hire posh. Well, who wouldn’t?

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The UK’s elite financial services and legal firms are reportedly operating a “poshness test” that systematically locks out talented working-class people. Hooray...

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