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The fight for graduate jobs is intensifying with every academic year that passes. In 2012 an extra 50,000 graduates will be struggling to find employment compared to five years ago, and many posts are already receiving applications from last year’s output. So if you’re facing your last terms in the comfortable embrace of university how [...]
Apprenticeships have been around since the dawn of civilisation. Four thousand years ago, artisans were required by law to pass on their craft to youngsters in ancient Babylonia. Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome all had formal trainees. Apprenticeships are still alive and kicking in the UK today, and, to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week, we’ve searched [...]
Sir Richard Branson founded Virgin in 1970 – it started off as a mail order record retailer. Today the Virgin Group is made up of around 200 companies spanning 30 countries with involvements in leisure, travel, tourism, mobile, broadband, TV, radio, music festivals, finance, health and more. Not bad for a guy who left school [...]