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A level Mathematics

The further increases in the numbers of students taking A level Mathematics and Further Mathematics are a real cause for celebration, especially for independent charity Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI).

PwC A Level schemes

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.

National Apprenticeship Week

Higher apprenticeships will draw a new generation of talent into finance, accounting and financial services, according to the Financial Skills Partnership.

AAT Accounting Qualification

The AAT can help to progress your career. For instance, a school leaver could become a chartered accountant more quickly than someone who went to university because they can benefit from granted exemptions from the chartered bodies.

Students are struggling to make ends meet

A significant 57% of students are struggling to make ends meet. Almost one in five students say that they do not have enough money to meet monthly outgoings.

Inequality at work

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 the

ifs School of Finance

The ifs School of Finance is celebrating its 100,000th student registering for their Financial Capability qualifications. The ifs is the only organisation in the UK which provides financial qualifications from GCSE to degree level and beyond.

Finance in schools

The ifs School of Finance, the only specialist provider of Ofqual accredited GCSE, AS and A level equivalent qualifications in financial studies, welcomes the news that the issue of financial education in schools is likely to be debated in parliament.

Accounting Qualifications

The AAT Accounting Qualification is a vocational qualification and students typically work in accountancy whilst studying at the same time.

A Level Mathematics

The number of students taking A Level Mathematics and Further Mathematics has reached an all time high this year with the best results since records began 20 years ago.