This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some of these cookies are used for visitor analysis, others are essential to making our site function properly and improve the user experience. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Click Accept to consent and dismiss this message or Deny to leave this website. Read our Privacy Statement for more.
Industry news
Filter news by category:

Industry news

A summary of news articles on graduate/student recruitment and development. 

Employability and skills
23 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How tech parents view 'soft skills' and education »
Rachel Wolf, founding partner at Public First and former education adviser at No 10, worked with trade association techUK...
22 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employment rate hits record high »
The number of people in work in the UK has reached a record high of 75.8% and 32.53 million people in November 2018, more...
18 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Can video games develop employability skills? »
Commercial video games are designed for entertainment, but still require players to exercise a range of essential essentia...
19 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Half of young people say they do not feel prepared for work »
New research from the CBI says that half of young people do not believe their education has prepared them for the world of...
05 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Skills gap is growing warns CBI »
New research from the CBI says more than three-quarters (79%) of businesses expect to increase the number of higher-skille...
29 October 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is your careers advice ready for the future? »
How to to be ready for the future? Value work opportunities in all three sectors; profit, non-profit and government.&n...
17 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Computer science grads earn more than five times that of arts graduates »
The Sunday Times’s new Good University Guide computer science graduates earn more than five times the amount of those who...
06 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK skills shortages - new approaches required »
The UK's skills shortage is of growing concern. Universities can not alone plug the gaps, could radical reform be required...
20 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Economics degrees pay the highest salaries »
According to research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), economics students from the UK’s top universities...
13 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
London First launch business-backed plan to tackle skills shortages »
To solve the skill shortages, London First is proposing a plan for London which includes: • Embedding transferable...
14 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Spring statement 2018: key points on skills »
Here are the key points in relation to skills: £500m for T-levels and £50m to help employers roll out placement...
27 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 winners »
"The winners of the National Undergraduate Employability Awards have been announced, with a range of employers and univers...
21 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research says students must acquire real leadership skills »
"The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has released new research showing the importance of practical management and lea...
12 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2018 shortlist announced »
The shortlist for the 2018 National Undergraduate Employability Awards has been announced. The awards, which take pl...