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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.


University announces plan to create 1,000 jobs

Graduates could be finding themselves back at university in a working capacity, after development of a 47-acre plot of land into a business, sports and science park by the University of Worcester is thought to be able to create 1,000 jobs. read more...


Management consultancy and retail are highest-paying graduate jobs

The top three graduate jobs with the highest earning potential for workers are management consultancy, retail and IT systems analysis, according to a survey by supermarket chain Tesco. read more...


LGA calls for £1bn for British graduates

The Local Government Association (LGA) has expressed the need to remember about graduates during the recession and has called upon the government to supply a share of its £1 billion fund for graduate schemes and employment training to local councils. read more...


Demand for journalism courses still high

Expectation of a graduate job in journalism is still high judging by figures for degree applications released by university admissions service Ucas. read more...


Workers 'afraid to take sick leave' due to downturn

Many UK workers are afraid to take sick leave in case this jeopardises their chance of keeping their job during the recession, new research has indicated. read more...


Investment in training 'benefits employers and staff'

Companies which invest in training now will recover faster from the economic downturn, it has been claimed.

David Fairhurst, senior vice-president of McDonald's, says that companies have already seen "sustained benefits" from making provision for the continuing professional development of their staff. read more...


Grad jobs news: Employee holidays 'are vital'

Holidays are vital in order for employees to recharge their batteries and return to work refreshed. It has been suggested.

Gill Trevelyan, head of good practice services at the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas), says this benefits businesses as rested, healthy employees are "more productive". read more...


Unpaid overtime statistics disappointing, says TUC

More need to be done to reward professionals who regularly work long hours, it has been claimed.

Over five million people worked unpaid overtime in the UK during 2008, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC), reporting a second successive year-on-year rise.

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Defaqto: Exporting 'can end recession'

The UK must pull itself out of recession by increasing the volume of goods exported to the continent and further afield, according to independent financial data collection firm Defaqto. read more...


A healthy lifestyle 'can save money'

Students and graduate workers can save money by eating more healthily, while also improving their health, it has been claimed. read more...

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