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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.
6 Jan 2020
The number of people who have never worked grew by 52% in the past 20 years, according to the Resolution...
18 Dec 2019
One-fifth of graduates are unprepared for the workplace when they leave university, HR managers feel, and many lack crucial skills...
16 Dec 2019
Explicit racism is now significantly less common than it was once, but it's far from a thing of the past having evolved to survive in more subtle forms.
12 Nov 2019
Labour will provide free lifelong retraining for all if it gets into power in next month’s general election.
25 Jun 2019
Employers should collect and monitor data on the socio-economic background of their staff, it has been recommended, after a report...
3 Jun 2019
While university is a popular choice for school leavers, well-paid vocational alternatives can also help jump start a successful career,...
29 Apr 2019
New data released by the Office of National Statistics has shown that almost a third of graduates have more education than is required for the jobs they are doing.
29 Mar 2019
The gap between male and female graduate pay has continued to widen, with men earning 15% more than women five...
20 Mar 2019
Training providers have called on the government to remove the highest and degree level apprenticeships from the scope of funding...
11 Mar 2019
Cuts in public funding for adult skills and falling employer investment has led to the UK's skills base lagging behind that of comparable countries.
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...