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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 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...
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...