Category Archives: Salaries

One third of graduates doing non-graduate jobs after graduation

One in three new graduates are doing jobs that do not require degrees such as working in call centres, waiting on tables and stacking shelves, statistics show. Thirty-two per cent – over 60,000 – were in ‘non-professional jobs’ in areas … Continue reading

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University of Bolton………..the “Harvard” of the north (turns away and sniggers!)

A struggling university is paying up to £100,000 to send all 700 of its staff for stays at a luxury hotel. The breaks in the Lake District are being organised by the University of Bolton so its controversial vice-chancellor can give … Continue reading

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Regions of the UK becoming “poor men” of Europe.

Parts of Britain are now poorer than Poland, Lithuania and Hungary, official figures reveal. People in the Welsh Valleys and Cornwall – Britain’s two poorest areas – scrape by on less than £14,300 a year on average. Because Britain is so expensive, … Continue reading

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Graduates hit in the pocket………………….

Sharp decline in graduate starting salaries, research shows The average graduate starting salary has dropped 11 per cent over a five-year period to 2012 despite the huge rise in tuition fees, according to research by The Complete University Guide. Average … Continue reading

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