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Education - further and higher
Employers commonly bemoan the further and higher education system's failure to prepare young people with the skills and attributes they need to succeed in the world of work. Work experience is one of the best ways for young people further and higher education, such as university students, to prepare for the challenges that starting work will bring.
25 Feb 2019
Working conditions need to improve and workloads must become more manageable if schools are to stem the number of teachers...
17 Dec 2018
Employ an apprentice
What can employers spend apprenticeship levy funding on?
Employers now favour employing apprenticeships over graduates, a...
7 Dec 2018
The education secretary insists the UK needs to alter attitudes if it wants to close the skills gap and boost productivity
27 Nov 2018
Female university graduates’ earnings are almost a third higher by their late twenties than the salaries of those who did...
19 Mar 2018
If you haven’t heard of blockchain, perhaps you’ve heard of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that uses its technology? Sam Fletcher of...
17 Jan 2018
Thousands of workers and jobseekers could potentially be misleading employers about their qualifications after buying fake degree certificates online.
17 May 2017
The Labour Party’s official manifesto has been released today and includes some of the most radical changes to employment legislation...
21 Apr 2017
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For the past three decades, employers have advertised roles requiring candidates to have a certain number of...
15 Jul 2016
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has been split up and the Government’s skills and apprenticeship policy will...
12 Aug 2015
Research from the CIPD reveals a sharp rise in the number of UK employers turning to the skills of young...
2 Jul 2015
The Government needs to invest more in vocational and further education if employers are going to see real increases in...
2 Jul 2014
Almost nine in 10 employers feel that school leavers are not ready for work at the age of 16 –...
25 Jun 2014
New statistics from the Department for Education (DfE) show that the number of young people not in education, employment or...
20 Aug 2013
The British Chambers of Commerce has argued that the Government places too much emphasis on exams. OOP’s COO Betsy Kendall...