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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.
21 Oct 2020
Joanne Marshall has recently become the chair of Universities Human Resources, a body that supports people professionals across the higher...
28 Sep 2020
Academic staff on precarious contracts fear they could lose their jobs if they refuse to teach at university face to face.
4 Sep 2020
The class of 2020 is facing one of the most challenging jobs markets ever experienced, with reports suggesting graduate schemes...
1 Apr 2020
Private apprenticeship training providers are “on the brink of collapse” after failing to secure financial support from the Department for...
12 Mar 2020
Given the covid-19 coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget announcement...
10 Mar 2020
Eighty-three percent of recent non-Russell Group graduates would not have been able to secure a graduate role without an internship,...
19 Feb 2020
Low-skilled workers would not get a visa under the government’s proposed points-based immigration scheme, details of which have been published...
21 Jan 2020
People in the North East of England are the most pessimistic about their futures, with less a third of people...
6 Jan 2020
Graduate and school-leaver recruitment intentions have slowed down substantially and could result in an overall drop in entry-level hires if...
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...