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Student Recruitment
22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
School Leaver Awards 2018 winners »
The winners of this year's School Leaver Awards 2018 were announced last week.  Our chief executive Stephen I...
22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dell on attracting more women: "We like our employees to reflect our customers" »
Dell's graduate recruitment has a 50% female intake.  How do they do it? Dell is careful to ensure all their...
15 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recruiters turning away from traditional approaches »
In the effort to attract a diverse pool of talent, brands are abandoning CVs and traditional methods.  So what are...
14 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study says graduates turning their back on graduate employment »
Study says more than half of the current university leavers are considering self-employment. The study was conducted by So...
26 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employer Brand Management Award winners announced »
The winners of the 2018 Employer Brand Management Awards were announced last week. Teach First and Tonic won the Grand...

22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Co-op's AGM hears about the group's ambitious apprenticeship targets »
Attendees at Co-op's AGM were told about the group's apprenticeship scheme and it's talent pipeline into the group. ...
02 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprenticeship levy helping train workers for the future »
Despite much criticism, the apprenticeship levy, there is evidence that some employers are using the levy to train workers...
18 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Employers accused of rebranding low skilled roles as apprenticeships »
A report by think tank Reform suggests that, due to the weak definition of apprenticeship in the UK, employers are rebrand...
11 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are young people being cheated of the skills needed to get good jobs? »
Opinion piece from Polly Toynbee.  "Brexit turbo-charges the need for high-quality technical education. Why i...
11 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gaps in apprentice standards limiting employers »
John Lewis has highlighted there are no apprenticeship standards in key ares of their business.    Read m...

Degree Apprenticeships
10 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Degree apprenticeships will help your business »
**To note this article is an advertorial on The Guardian The University of Greenwich has repackaged the portfolio of pa...
11 January 2018
KPMG announces the launch of its digital degree apprenticeship »
'KPMG announces the launch of its digital degree apprenticeship, KPMG360° Digital, providing training and guidance to...
18 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Are degree apprenticeships a good path for the tech sector »
As university life becomes less attractive to many young people, and with the tech sector facing a skills gap, degree appr...

22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home Office axes survey on international students »
A survey by the Migration Advisory Committee (Mac), asking students what they thought of their international classmat...
14 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Call for urgent action on student mental health »
Research says students are being failed by mental health services.  Universities UK found that the number of stude...
10 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Research says London is best city in world for students »
London scored top in QS' Best Student Cities Ranking.  The capital had previously come third.    R...
09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schools not taking full advantage of apprenticeship levy »
The National College of Education, who has spoken to over 40 trusts, has expressed concern over the lack of engagement wit...
02 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
800 students graduate from 'Access to Bristol" »
800 students have completed the Access to Bristol course. The course aimed to inspire students, who might not have conside...

Diversity & Inclusion
15 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Youth Select Committee calls for evidence on work experience »
The Youth Select Committee announced today a new inquiry into barriers to work experience. The Committee is calling for ev...
02 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
No Black British Caribbeans won a place on Civil Service Fast Stream »
Despite double the number of applications compared to 2016, for the first time in five years no Black British Caribbean ap...
02 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A third of LGBT workers fear disclosing their sexuality at work »
Research from YouGov found that 35% of LGBT workers do not disclose their sexuality at work for fear of being discriminate...
18 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gender diversity in nuclear industry »
Commentary piece from World Nuclear News which looks at ways the industry can become more inclusive and attractive to this...
11 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ethnic minorities and less advantaged students less likely to succeed »
Research from the Office for Students shows that black, Asian or disabled students and students from disadvantaged neighbo...

09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Linkedin: Brexit already affecting HR »
Research from Linkedin shows that Brexit is affecting hiring strategies.  44% of recruiters surveyed said that Bre...
26 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
University leaders call for action to stop the fall in EU students post-Brexit »
Universities UK, the vice-chancellors’ umbrella body, is warning that without action universities will face a steep drop i...
27 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Migration Advisory Committee interim update on EEA workers in the UK labour market »
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) have published an interim update on EEA workers in the UK labour market summarising...
15 December 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK to stay in Erasmus student scheme until at least 2020 »
The UK will continue to take part in the Erasmus student exchange programme until at least the end of 2020.  Era...
27 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Survey shows half of UK construction workers concerned about post-Brexit skills gap »
Over half of construction workers in the UK  are concerned by the danger of a skills shortage as the country travels...

09 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Japanese companies adopt referral hiring »
Faced with labour shortages Japanese companies are tapping into the networks of their recent employees.  Although...
03 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Deloitte named as best graduate employer in Ireland »
Big Four accountancy firm Deloitte won the award for best graduate employer at the Gradireland Awards.   ...

Student Development
22 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Manufacturers fear skills shortage post-Brexit »
Research reveals nearly half of UK manufacturers fear a skills crisis is looming. The research was conducted by EEF, The m...
17 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mental Health Awareness Week: millennials feel under pressure »
Research from the Mental Health Foundation (in partnership with Mental Health First Aid England) revealed that 27% of mill...
18 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Majority of young people stay in the same job sector »
A survey from Teach First revealed that More than half (53 per cent) of the millennial generation – those born betwee...
08 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Training workers for a fourth industrial revolution »
Training workers for a new future is essential in order to remain competitive.  Although workers will need to be r...
27 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
We unveil our Student Development Awards finalists »
We have revealed the finalists in our annual Student Development Awards, which recognise and reward organisations commit...

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