AGR in the News

13.09.16

Number of apprenticeships increase as graduate opportunities fall

The number of graduate positions available in the UK has dropped for the first time in four years following the UK’s decision to leave the EU. This comes at a time when a record number of students were accepted into university in 2016...

02.09.16

Graduate jobs market shrinks 8% after Brexit vote, survey says

The number of graduate jobs on offer shrunk by nearly 8 per cent this year as employers reacted to Brexit and shifted their focus to apprenticeships, a survey says. The 154 companies who provided comparable data for the Association of Gradu...

02.09.16

Jobs market shrinks for new graduates, survey suggests

The number of jobs for new graduates has shrunk by 8% in a year, suggests a survey of more than 200 top employers. This is a sharp reversal after four years of growth in graduate jobs, says the Association of Graduate Recruiters. Read...

02.09.16

UK graduate jobs market shrinks by 8% since 2015

An annual survey of graduate recruiters showed an 8% drop in vacancies on a year ago as companies also cited concerns about a new apprenticeship levy to be paid by all big employers from next April. The fall in 2016 is a marked contrast with las...

10.08.16

Sprint confidence and encouragement boost for female graduates

The Springboard Consultancy's 'Sprint' programme answers recent concerns about female graduates being able to get jobs. Recent research from The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) reveals that female graduates in the UK are less likel...