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?
Sophie Bishop is a fashion journalism student at Southampton Solent University. In today’s guest blog, she look at the dilemma facing already cash-strapped students who… Read More »Why are so many graduates being forced to work for free?
Of the many skills needed to teach effectively, the ability to make your subject relevant to your audience ranks pretty high. Being able to engage… Read More »Financial education is about more than being able to budget
One of the reasons that we feature guest bloggers on this site is so that we can get as many people as possible to share… Read More »Are you and your partner moving in with mum and dad?
The latest unemployment statistics published by the government today show that, while unemployment as a whole has fallen, youth unemployment has bucked the trend and… Read More »UK sees a return to rising youth unemployment
Yesterday saw many newspapers and broadcasters reporting on two conflicting stories about the state of the UK economy. The first was about house prices rising… Read More »We ignore the problems facing young people at our peril
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has released its latest predictions on the state of the UK economy. While its forecast matches our current weather… Read More »CBI claims “a return to organic growth” in the UK economy
Following on from last week’s discussion of education reform and the new National Curriculum proposals, it seems appropriate to post Ken Robinson’s animated presentation from… Read More »Sir Ken Robinson: Education is not a production line
Yesterday saw the government publish its new draft National Curriculum, as part of its programme of primary and secondary education reform. The new curriculum is… Read More »Financial education proposed for revised National Curriculum
Last October, we published our report, Building Castles in the Air, which looked at the difficulties that young people face in trying to access the… Read More »Housing crisis continues for young adults in the UK