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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.


Midlands employment initiative to increase graduate scheme places

An initiative in the Midlands has revealed that it will be increasing the number of graduate schemes it fills next year. read more...


Temping could appeal more to graduates

Temping could soon to become a more attractive option for graduates as new regulations for temporary workers come into force in 2011.

According to the Association of Recruitment Consultants (ARC), the introduction of the Agency Workers Regulations next year will make agency work more viable as an alternative to permanent employment. read more...


Reduction in graduate vacancies may not transpire

Despite the scale of government cutbacks in the UK, the number of graduate vacancies is unlikely to fall massively.

According to Work Wise UK, the UK's unemployment rate is set to stabilise or even fall in the next 12 months. read more...


Students' choice of graduate schemes may be influenced by money

Students may now be more likely to select graduate schemes that offer greater remuneration, it has been suggested. read more...


Irish firm could create graduate placements

Those looking for graduate placements might find that Paddy Power's latest expansion plans have something to offer them.

The Irish firm has announced that it will create 1,440 new positions across three of its main markets. read more...


Financial service graduate opportunities still available

Finding graduate opportunities in the financial services sector is proving difficult for some, but there are openings available, it has been shown. read more...


Headhunter calls for more females in top jobs

Females entering graduate schemes could find their path to boardroom level made easier if Gail Kenny gets her way. read more...


Government should create more jobs and graduate schemes

The government should do more to ensure there are extra graduate schemes and other job openings made available to the public in the coming months. read more...


Graduate jobs could be affected by bonus clampdown

A bonus clampdown in the City could impact the take-home pay of those fortunate enough to secure graduate jobs in the finance industry.

Recent figures from the Centre for Economic and Business Research (CEBR) show that total city bonuses fell to £7 billion in 2010.

This is down a long way from the £11. read more...


Asda could create graduate jobs

Graduate jobs could be created by supermarket firm Asda next year as part of its expansion plans.

The Walmart-owned company announced today (November 16th) that 3,000 new roles are available on its website. read more...

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