Which postgraduate qualification does most for your earnings potential?

To postgrad or not to postgrad, that is the question many people ask themselves upon leaving university. What are the best postgrads in terms of boosting your earnings? What exactly is an MBA and what will you learn? Is the cost of a postgrad and the expense of another year not spent in gainful employment outweighed by the benefits?

What will the national living wage mean for you?

The words “national living wage” have been on the nation’s lips ever since chancellor George Osborne launched it in his post-election budget in July. The Conservative government’s commitment to raising the minimum wage, and therefore the standard of living for millions, came as something of a surprise and its exact impact is, as yet, unknown.

Would it hurt my career not to go to university?

So you got the grades for uni, but do you definitely want to go? Or, to be more specific, will not going damage your potential career? We spoke to a range of recruiters and employers to bring you the low-down… 

5 successful people without a degree

Is having a degree essentially for a lucrative life? Not necessarily, as there are plenty of highly successful people who never completed a degree, including Bill Gates, Thomas Edison and Princess Diana, to name but a few. Here we profile five more…

I did badly at university – what now?

Scraped through with a “Desmond” (2:2) or just about managed a third? Failing to get a 2:1 or higher isn’t the end of the world. When it comes to hiring graduates there’s a ton of other qualities that employers are looking for. We spoke to a range of experts to find out what they are …