More graduate jobs are coming! But salaries are set to drop…

More graduate jobs are coming! But salaries are set to drop…

CLASS OF 2014 TO EARN LESS THAN CLASS OF 2008 ** Woop! We’re in today’s Telegraph! Jobs market opens up for graduates as businesses expand ** Graduates have received mixed news today as it emerged that the number of graduate jobs available is set to rise...
Low graduate salary? Chances are, your parents are poor too

Low graduate salary? Chances are, your parents are poor too

YOUNG PEOPLE’S INCOMES ARE STILL TOO DEPENDENT ON MUM AND DAD’S WEALTH, SAYS NEW REPORT The UK’s poor track record of social mobility means that young people’s life chances are too dependent on their parents’ income, rather than their own...
Average graduate salary “between 11 and 80k”

Average graduate salary “between 11 and 80k”

MIND THE GRADUATE PAY GAP! VAST RANGE IN STARTING WAGES DEPENDS ON THE INDUSTRY YOU PICK There is an enormous gap between the highest and lowest graduate starting salaries, according to new research seen by Graduate Fog. While some lucky graduates walk straight into...
Government “got its maths wrong” on tuition fees, adviser admits

Government “got its maths wrong” on tuition fees, adviser admits

THOUSANDS OF GRADUATES STRUGGLE TO REPAY LOANS – SO POLITICIANS CONSIDER PUTTING FEES UP FURTHER (YES, REALLY) A key government adviser has admitted the government “got its maths wrong” when calculating the new maximum of £9,000 per year figure for...
Firms that can afford it must pay the living wage, says top bishop

Firms that can afford it must pay the living wage, says top bishop

BOSSES MUST “DO THE RIGHT THING” NOW ECONOMY IS RECOVERING Firms that can afford to pay their staff a living wage have a moral responsibility to do so, the Archbishop of York has said. If acted upon, this recommendation would make a huge difference to...
A quarter of graduates are earning less than apprentices. Are you one of them?

A quarter of graduates are earning less than apprentices. Are you one of them?

TOO MANY YOUNG PEOPLE “SHOE-HORNED” INTO UNI DEGREES THAT DON’T PAY OFF, SAYS LABOUR MP A quarter of graduates are earning less than apprentices, according to new figures. New research from the Office of National Statistics has found that 27% of...
Why your unpaid internship could be BAD for your career (yes, really)

Why your unpaid internship could be BAD for your career (yes, really)

UNPAID INTERNS NO MORE LIKELY TO GET PAID JOBS THAN THOSE WHO DON’T BOTHER OR CAN’T AFFORD IT If you’re going to do an internship, make sure that it’s paid. Graduates who do unpaid internships are no more likely to find a paid, permanent job...
Big bosses have ALREADY earned more than you will in the whole of 2014

Big bosses have ALREADY earned more than you will in the whole of 2014

“FAT CAT WEDNESDAY” HIGHLIGHTS PAY GAP BETWEEN JUNIOR AND SENIOR STAFF Bosses at some of the UK’s biggest companies have already earned more than most graduates will make in the whole of 2014 – after just two days in the office. By mid-morning...
A fifth of firms plan to hire more graduates in 2014

A fifth of firms plan to hire more graduates in 2014

BUT LOW WAGES AND SHORT-TERM CONTRACTS WILL STAY If you found it tough to land a graduate job in 2013, we have good news. It should be a bit easier in 2014. More than a fifth of firms say they plan to hire more graduates in 2014 than they did in 2013, according to a...