Hunt pledges to scrap tuition fee debt for graduate entrepreneurs

Just 1pc of students start businesses after leaving university, something which must change once Britain leaves European Union, says Tory leadership contender

Startup Funding and Grants

Business funding for graduates launching a start-up

Here is a rundown of business funding options for graduates launching a start-up company.

Employing & managing staff

Graduate recruitment trends 2018

Here, Charlie Taylor, founder and CEO of Debut, explores the potential graduate recruitment trends for 2018.


Brexit fears double for new graduates as uncertain grows

UK graduates favour the Labour party for job security, as Brexit fears double for newly passed students.


More than a third of students and graduates want to start work in SMEs

Small businesses in the UK hold more attraction to students and graduates than larger companies, new research reveals.


Graduates have unrealistic salary expectations

Survey reveals the majority of graduates around the UK are earning less than £16K in their first role and are dubious about their degree’s return on investment.


UK graduates fail to land grad-level jobs after finishing university

Research among 2,000 UK adults reveals that the country’s university system is failing both students and businesses.

Employing & managing staff

Graduate recruitment – is it right for my small business?

Here, Kate Rogerson, senior trends writer at Ve Interactive, highlights the benefits a recent graduate can have for your business.


Degree, or not degree: Two thirds of graduates land jobs that don’t need a degree

How important is university? Nearly 60 per cent of graduates feel they could have got their current job with a vocational qualification instead of a degree.


What might the future hold for students five years on from their graduation?

Five years after graduation, 79 per cent of 2008/09 female graduates were in further study, sustained employment or both compared to 76 per cent of men.


A graduate ‘must have’: The work experience problem

Most graduate recruiters consider work experience one of the most important factors on a graduate CV, according to new research.

Employing & managing staff

How recognition schemes help to retain graduate talent

Keeping talented graduates in your company for the long haul can be a big benefit to your business. Kevin Chamberlain explains how engagement is key and how employee recognition schemes can help.

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves