Tag : Julia Constable

Should We Really Be Scared of Student Debt?

12 months ago / 0 comments

Following a report from the Institute of Fiscal Studies earlier this year, it was revealed that over 70% of students who left University in 2016 are expected never to repay their student loans in full. These figures suggest that future university graduates will be in a similar position: saddled with … Read More

Spend a penny, save a pound! – A guide to food shopping for freshers.

12 months ago / 0 comments

Whilst Freshers’ week can cost you a pretty penny purchasing tickets for the best events in town, it’s also a good time to start saving and becoming a little savvy when spending your student loan…Here at the Gryphon, we’ve got some tips on how you can make the most of … Read More

Is a job in the recruitment industry right for you?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Currently looking for graduate placements or thinking ahead for your future? Julia Constable gives us an insight in to the world of recruitment to help you decide whether or not it’s for you… Choosing a career path is a daunting decision, and although a career in recruitment might not have … Read More

HomeSense is heading to The Headrow

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Julia Constable gives us the scoop on the new store opening this week and takes a look at the strategy behind their business model… Many of you will have already heard of T.K. Maxx, the retail giant with over 400 stores across Europe and a cult following among bargain hunters, … Read More

What skills do employers value most in their graduates?

2 years ago / 0 comments

With competition for graduate jobs ever increasing, what skills are employers really looking for in their graduates?  Julia Constable talks to business representatives at the LUBS Night of Exchange and reviews the night as a whole… Last Thursday night, Revolution Electric Press was buzzing with conversation from students and employers … Read More

Is this the beginning of an easyCoffee revolution?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Many of you will have experienced the joys of the no-frills, low-cost airline, easyJet. Established in 1995, the publicly listed company traded its way successfully to the FTSE 100 Index and still operates globally today in more than 30 countries. The company’s founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Loannou, was knighted in 2006 … Read More

50 Shades of confusion – Article 50

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Following the Brexit judgement last June, there has been much speculation surrounding the mechanics of the UK exiting the European Union and the impact this will have on UK business. Even now, over sixth months after the EU referendum, the UK’s exit strategy is unclear and the media confusion surrounding … Read More

Breaking the Stigma: Businesses Move to Employ Ex-Offenders

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : thespecialised.com) As privileged students attending a Russell Group University, we have been offered every opportunity to make a success of our lives. Despite the overwhelming negative rhetoric in the media surrounding the struggle graduates have establishing themselves in the job market, the reality behind the myth is … Read More

Riding the waves of change: Adidas is leading the way towards a sustainable future.

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(Photo from : i1.wp.com) Can Green Business provide a profitable future for big name brands? Adidas certainly seems to think so, and is pioneering a new wave of responsibly produced trainers using recycled plastic sourced from ocean waste. Growing public concern for the environment, combined with the renewed importance of … Read More

Driverless cars – the key to a brighter shared future?

2 years ago / 0 comments

(Photo from : Inverse.com ) Since its inception in 2009, Google’s driverless car project has been at the cutting edge of autonomous car technology. With no pedals and no steering wheel, the 2014 ‘Koala Car’ prototype model was a game-changer, offering a safer and more comfortable driving experience with the … Read More