Five top ideas for students to get on the career ladder

For students finishing their degrees, it can be hard to get started on their career. Here are five tips to help you get started.


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.


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.

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Top small business ideas for students

Here, we look at just a few of the ways a student can make extra income by setting up a business while studying.


Students believe employers expect too much from school leavers

Nearly one in three (30 per cent) 16-18 year olds expect to wait over a year to secure a job after leaving full-time education, according to a study.


Students seek workplace education 

Students want universities to better explain how to develop important workplace competencies, according to a survey.


Businesses need to support students

Business must show more support for young people following the tuition fee rises, says an employers group.


Work experience can help small businesses, experts claim

Taking on students for work experience placement years can bring benefits to small businesses, executives say.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience