More graduates feeling under-used

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More graduates feeling under-used According to the UK University Graduate Employment Study, by Accenture Strategy, 71% of recent graduates feel under appreciated and under-used in their graduate-level role. The study surveyed 1,001 students graduating from university in 2017 and entering the job market, it marked an 11% rise form the same study conducted in 2015.… Continue reading

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Government sets out proposed ‘settled status’ for EU citizens

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Government sets out proposed ‘settled status’ for EU citizens   The Conservative government have formally outlined their proposal to allow EU citizens to remain in the UK after Brexit.   Under the proposals, EU citizens with five years’ continuous residence in the UK can apply for ‘settled status’. They will then be treated as UK… Continue reading

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UK lags behind in employment of older workers

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UK lags behind in employment of older workers The UK ranks 19th out of 34 countries in terms of its employment rate of older workers, according to PwC’s Golden Age Index.   Iceland tops the table, followed by New Zealand, Israel and Sweden according to the index which is based on indicators such as employment rate,… Continue reading

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UK hung parliament leads to slump in business confidence says IoD

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UK hung parliament leads to slump in business confidence says IoD According to Institute of Directors (Iod) research the result of the UK general election last week is a significant concern for businesses with many UK companies pessimistic about the country’s future.   Businesses responding to an IoD poll immediately after the election said the… Continue reading

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Theresa May promises workplace reforms in new manifesto

Theresa May promises workplace reforms in new manifesto   Theresa May has promised to provide the biggest expansion of workers rights by any Conservative government in history if they win next month’s election. – The upcoming manifesto will release 11 pledges of workplace reforms, which promises to solidify laws currently guaranteed by the EU after… Continue reading

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