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The team at Gradplus are pleased to provide you with coverage of the key issues and stories in the graduate sector.


Most graduates yet to own property

More than half of graduates have not got a foot on the first rung of the property ladder, according to new research.

The Scottish Widows study claims that 56 per cent of graduates do not own property. Of that group 70 per cent claim they cannot afford to buy and almost one in ten say they will never be able to meet the costs. read more...


Future graduates deterred by rising costs

Prospective graduates are being put off university by its increasing costs, new research has shown.

As the average graduate leaves with debts of up to £30,000, 24 per cent of young adults now believe that a degree is pointless waste of time and money. read more...


Students only gain from fees is graduate debt

The introduction of fees for university-goers has been of little benefit of them, students claim.

According to the National Union of Students (NUS), there has been little improvement in service for the fees spent, which has left many graduates in heavy debt, reports the BBC. read more...


Budget and save: ways to avoid graduate debt

A list of top student finance tips has been compiled by finance search engine Moneyfacts to help tackle rising graduate debt.

The list offers various methods of keeping finances in check to ensure bright students don't become broke graduates. read more...


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Graduates to gain loan 'repayment holiday'

Future graduates may gain up to £850 under a proposed student loan 'repayment holiday' period, according to the Institution of Fiscal Studies (IFS). read more...


Employee well-being increasingly important in the workplace

There has been a dramatic increase in the number of organisations offering well-being initiatives in the workplace, according to a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) study.

This year 42 per cent of companies have implemented a well-being initiative, which is up on last year's figures of 26 per cent. read more...


Staff sports vital in business success

Companies that actively encourage participation in team sports are more likely to be successful in their overall operations, a new study has found. read more...


Long hours do pay off in small business success

A new survey has shown that graduates looking to eventually create a successful small business will be faced with a longer working week than ever - but will reap the rewards if they do put in the extra graft. read more...


Graduate job market remains buoyant

A major new report has shown that opportunities on the UK's graduate job market continue to soar, but that starting salaries are not showing the same high levels of growth. read more...

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