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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.


HR Salaries on the increase

Salaries for human resources professionals have seen a substantial increase with the average salary for a manager now standing at around £43,000.

The survey by recruitment firm Reed Human Resources shows that salaries rose by 11 per cent last year which is significantly more than the rate of inflation, Personneltoday reports. read more...


Minority students not gaining entry to top firms



IT sector funding "unlikely"

Bill Rammell, the minister for higher education, has told a select committee inquiry that the IT sector is unlikely to have its funding restored, despite a skills shortage. read more...


Graduates aim for work-life balance

Larger companies may be losing out to smaller companies if they fail to pay attention to issues such as flexibility and work-life balance, according to Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). read more...


Graduate physiotherapists struggling to find work

A new survey has revealed that half of all physiotherapists who graduated last year are struggling to find work.

As the NHS has worked towards eliminating financial deficit, many graduates have found themselves "frozen out" of entry level jobs. read more...


Ethnic minority students 'not reaching full potential'

Students from ethnic minorities are still graduating with lower than expected degree classifications, something that the universities need to address, a new report has claimed. read more...


Degree funding changes 'inadequate'

Degree funding changes proposed by the government have come in for criticism from an academic likely to be directly affected by the changes. read more...


Newcastle company goes for graduates

Although there is a shortage of skilled staff in the shipbuilding and offshore construction industries, a company based in Newcastle is attempting to solve the crisis through its graduate recruitment scheme.

The CD Group started the scheme 18 months ago and more than a dozen graduates have now been employed by the company through it. read more...


Recruitment drive launched for Liverpool ONE project

As part of the Liverpool ONE regeneration project, which will transform the city centre of Liverpool, a week long recruitment drive is set to start today, offering temporary work, part time work and graduate jobs. read more...


BBC announces further Salford relocation

The BBC has announced it will be relocating more posts to mediacity:uk in Salford, providing good news for students looking for graduate jobs in Manchester.

With the positions previously located in London, it gives relief for people who would like to work in the BBC but would not be willing to move to London. read more...

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