Graduate employment prospects looking bright, says BIS

Employment prospects for young graduates are looking bright, with the employment rate at its highest level since Q2 2008, according to the latest analysis from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) of the Labour Force Survey.

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Employment prospects for young graduates are looking bright, with the employment rate at its highest level since Q2 2008, according to the latest analysis from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) of the Labour Force Survey.

The Q1 2014 release shows 86.7% of working-age graduates (individuals with a first degree, aged 16-64) are employed compared to 66.3% of non-graduates, while 67.2% of working-age graduates are in high-skilled employment.

Additionally, graduates continue to earn significantly more than do non-graduates.

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