A new study by the Education and Employers Taskforce (EET) claims that there is an “information gap” between the careers that young people aspire to… Read More »Teenage “information gap” between aspirations and work
As another week begins, financial news dominates the headlines. From the panic among Cypriot bank customers who have seen their savings ‘taxed’ in the last… Read More »Educate our youth for a brighter financial future
This week is National Apprenticeship Week and it is heartening to see so much attention being paid to the issue, not least from the government,… Read More »Apprenticeships are a vital part of education and employment
In its latest report, Sizing the UK ‘Jobs Gap’, the independent think-tank The Resolution Foundation takes a close look at the UK labour market and… Read More »UK needs 850,000 new jobs to restore employment levels
We’ve already mentioned the problem of payday loans this week, so it was heartening to see in this morning’s news that, following today’s expected publication… Read More »Stricter payday loan regulation to be welcomed
Payday loans were making the headlines again last week and, once again, it was for all the wrong reasons. The debt charity, Money Advice Trust,… Read More »Worrying rise in young people taking out payday loans
House prices are back in the news today, with the latest report from Nationwide showing a slight rise which means that the cost of the… Read More »Is it time to rethink our attitude to housing in the UK?