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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.

03/03/2008

Increase in management pay rises

Recent months have seen managers receive average pay rises of four per cent, which could be of interest to graduates aspiring to such positions.

New figures from pay analysts Income Data Services (IDS) have found that bosses in finance firms benefited the most with rises of around 4. read more...

17/01/2008

Reward packages can leave employees 'confused'

Employees are often unclear about what they need to achieve in terms of recognition and reward packages offered, a new survey has found. read more...

16/01/2008

HR professionals 'commanding high salaries'

A recent survey has shown that human resources (HR) professionals are now in a position to command salaries of around £140,000.

The research, conducted by recruitment agency FSS, also shows that salaries in the public and private sector will be highly competitive in 2008 as companies strive to get the best talent on board. read more...

11/01/2008

Financial sector wages rise

Salaries in the financial sector in the UK rose by an average of 4.2 per cent last year, according to a new report.

The research, from consultants Watson Wyatt, revealed that rises in the average total cash in the sector which includes bonuses and salaries were varied from 1.2 per cent to 11.3 per cent. read more...

14/12/2007

London financial services industry sees jobs boost from last year

The number of job vacancies in the London financial services industry is 23.3 per cent higher than this time last year, according to a report.

Research from Morgan McKinley revealed that despite the number of vacancies falling in November, there is still an increase from 2006. read more...

12/12/2007

Abbey to create new jobs with branch openings

Students looking for graduate finance jobs will be pleased to hear that Abbey National is opening 300 new branches in the UK over the next four years.

The announcement is further good news for people looking for careers in finance as HBOS and HSBC are currently in the middle of creating 50 new branches. read more...

11/12/2007

Financial job increase for Edinburgh

The number of permanent financial jobs in Edinburgh is set to increase in the New Year, according to a report.

The research, by Manpower, says that recently major employers have been acting cautiously and just giving people temporary jobs. read more...

29/11/2007

Women in accountancy 'see playing field levelled'

Women looking for graduate accountancy jobs should not be put off, according to a report.

Within the accountancy profession more firms are retaining talented members of staff, which gives women more opportunities, according to the survey carried out by Elements. read more...

18/10/2007

Graduates must be aware the City is fast paced

Graduates hoping for careers in the City should be aware of the fast pace of life in the sector, a financial economist has advised. read more...

18/10/2007

Graduates must be aware the City is fast paced

Graduates hoping for careers in the City should be aware of the fast pace of life in the sector, a financial economist has advised. read more...

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