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03.02.16

David Cameron says ethnic discrimination 'shames universities'

Cameron says Britain should be “shamed” by the ethnic make-up of students at the country’s top universities, businesses and institutions, as he announced new plans to fight “insidious” discrimination. Mr Camero...

03.02.16

Black workers 'earning less than white colleagues'

Research has suggested that black workers earn much less than similarly qualified white workers, from all levels of education. Pay data analysis by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) shows that the difference in average pay rates amounts...

03.02.16

School leavers driven directly into work by financial concerns

Research published this week shows money worries are the biggest reason for school students choosing to enter the world of work rather than seeking out further education. The trendence School Leaver Study surveyed 9,000 UK school stude...

03.02.16

Distinguished universities aren't at blame for lack of diversity, say state headteachers

David Cameron was wrong to focus blame on top universities for a lack of diversity, as state schools have not best prepared their students for Oxbridge, headteachers said. Last weekend, the prime minister accused his alma mater, O...

03.02.16

AGR Scotland and the North launch new Steering Group

A new Steering Group has been launched to review activity associated with the AGR Scotland and the North group. The Group, chaired by Simon Pollard (Smart Resourcing Solutions) also includes Gary Anderson (Jacobs), Mark Darley (Enterprise R...