Budget 2011: Budget promises more youth apprenticeships

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 | Article

The government will spend £180 million funding up to 50,000 new apprenticeship places to try and tackle growing youth unemployment, the chancellor said today.

Would your child do better learning at home?

Wednesday, 01 June 2011 | Article

Every day Juliana, nearly five, gets up and doesn't get ready for school. No uniform to put on, no packed lunch to pick up, and no scrunched-up school forms to fish out of her schoolbag for mum or dad to sign.

Unemployment rises again

Thursday, 03 December 2015 | News

Unemployment rose by 44,000 to nearly 2.5 million in the last three months of 2010, according to the latest report from the Office for National Statistics.

10 tips on how to bag a graduate job

Monday, 12 December 2016 | Article

The number of graduate vacancies has risen sharply, with one in five not finding work within six months of graduation. Nathalie Bonney looks at how you can up your chances.

UK unemployment rises again

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 | News

The UK unemployment rate increased 0.2% in the three months to November 2010, to take the rate up to 7.9%, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Starting your own business

Thursday, 19 April 2012 | TV /Video

The coalition government's spending review warned that job losses were inevitable – making the threat of redundancy all the more real for many of us.

How to cut the cost of university

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

Within the next few years, the average student debt is expected to hit the £20,000 mark, according to student guide and website 
push.co.uk, with new students expected to owe £4,000 more than the current average of £17,500.<...>

Should you move location for better education?

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | Article

The scramble for school places every September is always a fairly desperate affair, as parents jump through hoops to secure a place for their child at the school of their choice.

The true cost of taking a gap year

Tuesday, 23 August 2011 | Article

If you or someone you know is set to graduate from university this year, then you’re probably well aware of how tough things are.

Top 10 lessons in personal finance

Monday, 21 October 2013 | Article

What do you think of when you hear the term 'Isa'?