AGR in the News

23.05.16

Finalists announced: the top UK employers for school & college leavers

AllAboutSchoolLeavers.co.uk has revealed the finalists in its fourth annual ranking of the UK’s top employers for school and college leavers, ahead of its awards ceremony at London’s City Hall. Click here for the full list. ...

20.05.16

Keep your graduate trainees keen

Why invest in trainees only to see them disappear off to pastures new when training is over? An ongoing programme with career progression is the key, says Graham Eveleigh, head of skills and training, WSH. The benefits of offering graduate...

20.04.16

How to choose a Masters that puts cash in your pocket

There are many benefits of studying a postgraduate degree. However, a master’s is expensive, meaning you may have to consider its value in purely financial terms too. Some graduates have the misconception that a postgraduate qualifica...

10.03.16

British businesses hiring 25% more apprentices as firms record a slowdown in graduate recruitment

British businesses are offering 25 per cent more apprenticeships this year compared to last year, but graduate vacancies are up by just two per cent over the same period, according to a new report out today from the Association of...

10.03.16

Graduate recruitment slows down as apprenticeships take off

Growth in graduate recruitment has slowed while the number of apprenticeship vacancies has shot up, new research suggests. A survey of employers by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) found that the number of apprenticeship opportu...