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Education - school
Employers commonly bemoan the 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 still at school to prepare for the challenges that starting work will bring.
4 Feb 2021
Computing, medicine and engineering subjects continue to gain popularity for students, university entry figures have revealed.
13 Jan 2021
Stephen Simpson looks at five important employment law cases that will grab the headlines in 2021, covering significant issues such...
24 Nov 2020
A taskforce that seeks to improve socio-economic diversity at senior levels in financial and professional services firms has been launched,...
11 Nov 2020
The number of graduate jobs available have fallen this year, but a dramatic reduction in the number of work experience...
9 Jun 2020
Plans to allow all primary school children in England to return to the classroom before the summer holidays have been...
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...
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...
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.
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.
24 Apr 2019
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) is calling on the government to reintroduce work experience for all school pupils aged...
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...