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31.10.14

British men earn 20% more if parent went to university

British men whose parents went to university earn 20% more than those whose parents only attended high-school, regardless of the qualifications they themselves hold, a new study by the Institute of Education has found. Read more: The Telegr...

30.10.14

IFS: State school graduates earn less, even with same degree and job

Privately educated graduates earn up to 6% more than their state school counterparts, even if they achieve the same degree in the same subject and go into the same job, a study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Read more: The Independent

30.10.14

Inquiry into 16-18 participation in education launched

The Public Accounts Committee has announced that it will be launching an inquiry into the 16-18-year-olds in education and training in England, with the aim of providing more information about the impact of government reforms to increase the num...

30.10.14

CIPD: One-third of employees dissatisfied with career development

Up to a third of employees feel that their career development so far has failed to meet expectations; suggesting that employers need to do more to retain talented staff, a survey of more than 2,500 workers by CIPD/ Halogen Employee Outlook (EO)...

30.10.14

Survey of 27,000 graduates highlights gender differences

Male graduates typically expect to earn more, work longer hours, and be less satisfied with their jobs than females, a trendence survey of over 27,000 students at 126 UK universities has found. Read more: The Telegraph