Building on the early success of its 2012 National Apprenticeship pilot programme, Lloyds Banking Group has announced its intention to expand the programme to a 1,000 apprentices for 2013.
Interest in school leaver entry schemes at professional services firm PwC has risen to five times the levels experienced pre-recession, as school and college leavers consider a wider range of options after their A Level exams.
Research has found that people continue to experience different treatment at work because of their identity. Employers are realising that a new approach is needed in order to create an inclusive workplace which values individuals for the contribution they make.
More than nine in ten online users believe that it would be useful to be able to complete at least one activity concerned with starting university online.
An essay which details the profound effects of advances in technology and the recent economic climate on the role of accountants has brought success for a Nottingham University Business School.
A new survey has found that Tuesday at 10am is the most stressful time of the working week. This study also reveals the top ten reasons for stress and the most stressful sectors to work in.
A recent report highlights the importance of sleep and the underlying brain processes for expanding vocabulary.
A degree is a standard entry into many careers - not just 'traditional' professions such as architecture, engineering, medicine and law, but others such as banking, finance, the civil service, recruitment, ICT and design.
Women academics from the UK have greater problems achieving work/life balance than their counterparts working in Australia.
According to independent financial research company Defaqto, students going to university this academic year should not assume that their possessions will be covered by their parents' home contents insurance.
Student advisors, who are studying Law at the University, are on hand to offer advice on issues ranging from problems claiming benefits, to setting up a new business, to difficulties at home, work or school.
Insurance cheats stand a greater chance of being identified and truth-tellers vindicated as a result of new research into detecting lies.
Experts from across the globe will be gathering this week to address a number of issues concerning how we can be happier at work - from whether music increases productivity to the impact being 'on-call' can have on an individual.
Investment in people and intellectual capital is the way forward for businesses determined to lead local UK or global markets through tough economic times, according to leading private equity investor, James Caan.
New research from HSBC reveals that 10% of parents will not contribute to the cost of their child's university education following news that fees will treble from next year.
As Wall Street : Money Never Sleeps hits cinema screens nationwide, financial education charity, ifs School of Finance offers young people a unique opportunity to learn how investing in the stock market works.
A fund to help support the next generation of entrepreneurs is being launched at Coventry University later this month.
HSBC is currently developing a traineeship programme to benefit 250 young people by the end of 2014.
Barclays and online youth charity YouthNet have joined forces to support young people in the UK to build their financial skills, knowledge and confidence.
There are hopes within the financial industry that new government investment will open up new opportunities for apprenticeships.
One of Britain's most successful and dynamic entrepreneurs, James Caan, is offering advice to budding entrepreneurs by means of his newly launched 'Business Secrets' app, free to download from the iTunes App Store.
With employers often frustrated that they cannot find suitably skilled new talent despite the millions of unemployed in search of jobs, how do we ensure appropriate skills development to bridge this apparent gap between education and employability?
Eventcourse, a leading events industry training provider, is launching the first Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) accredited courses, for students looking to get a strong foothold within the competitive field of event management.
Schools must take a leading role when it comes to boosting the number of youngsters who grow up to become successful entrepreneurs, says leading business organisation
The Big Issue - the 'street paper' which has been bought and sold for personal profit by homeless people for 20 years - is now to be sold by jobless people as well to give them an income and sense of purpose.