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21.08.14

Why do 1 in 4 graduates quit within a year of starting work?

A third of graduates spend less than five hours researching the first company they end up working for, resulting in a high level of churn in the first year after graduation, according to The Telegraph. Read more: The Telegraph

21.08.14

Government launches new range of employer-led apprenticeships

The government has launched a new range of 40 employer-led apprenticeships in England. Read more: BBC News

19.08.14

Apprentices are “better value for taxpayer”

Apprentices generate £85 for every pound of investment, compared to degree-holders, who generate £57 per pound invested, according to campaign group Million Jobs. Read more: Recruitment Grapevine

19.08.14

Over 20,000 gain university places through clearing

This year has seen an 11% increase in the number of students placed at universities through Clearing, meaning that 440,130 students are due to start courses this autumn, up 3% on this point last year.   Read more: BBC News

19.08.14

Young people opt for artisan trades

The Guardian speaks to four young people who have rejected office jobs in favour of artisan and traditional trades, including shoe making, butchery and carpentry. Read more: The Guardian