University leavers not "prepared for work" yet remain most preferred recruitment option by employers

Over half (57%) of employers still mainly look for degrees or post-graduate qualifications when recruiting staff, according to a new report from the CIPD.

Social mobility on the up since 2014

The Social Mobility Commission has published its State of the Nation report showing improved social mobility in the past eight years and new measures to tackle socio-economic inequality.

Putting the HR in higher education

HR in higher education has unique challenges and opportunities. We explore what’s on HR’s radar and how universities must adapt

Students regret going to university

New research from Barclays Apprenticeships shows attitudes towards the traditional university route are changing

More funding and awareness needed on T-Levels

T-levels need greater funding and promotion to be a success, according to the Resolution Foundation

Half believe government apprenticeship target won't be hit

Managers and the public back the apprenticeship levy but there are concerns around the number of apprentice starts