Opportunities in the City
Two enterprising graduates from the University of Leicester have secured themselves job offers by displaying signs encouraging business professionals in London’s Canary Wharf and Paternoster Square to employ them.
Student Investor Challenge
King Edward VI School Bath has won this year’s ifs School of Finance Student Investor Challenge. They will now go to New York on an all expenses paid educational trip, with £2000 for their school and £200 each.
Talented people are the driving force of business success
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.
Small businesses in the UK
Economic uncertainty and scepticism persist in the small business sector, according to latest findings reported by the first UK Business Barometer and UK Business Advisers Barometer surveys of 2011.
Careers at PwC
Leading professional services firm PwC is forging new links with secondary school careers advisors in an effort to assist students at a crucial stage in their career decision making.
Advice for A-level students
University is not the only path to a successful future. Students should consider options such as employment, apprenticeships or a gap year to gain useful experience that will be beneficial to their career prospects on return.
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.
Lloyds Banking Group has launched Lloyds Scholars – a programme which will support and encourage students from below average income families to study at leading top academic and research universities.
How does the stock market work?
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.
University fund set up to help student business ventures
A fund to help support the next generation of entrepreneurs is being launched at Coventry University later this month.