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Students E-Newsletter - October 2017
Limited spaces left at the IAB’s Bristol seminar

Due to high demand for our November seminars there is now a limited number of spaces left at our Bristol seminar and the London seminar is now fully booked.

The seminars will cover topics including changes to the Data Protection laws in relation to GDPR, an update on the Anti-Money Laundering regs, and much more.

The Bristol event will take place on Thursday 23rd November and it is an excellent way to gain updates for your business and your clients or the business you work for.

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Perm or interim – which would suit you best?

Could an interim role suit you? Recruitment expert Simon Wicks outlines some pros and cons

The interim market consists of contract job roles that tend to be for a set period of time. This can often be a very good move financially, but doesn’t suit everybody. So what should you take into consideration when looking at this?

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Accounting ‘T’ qualification proposed

The subjects for the new Technical qualifications, equivalent to A-levels, have been announced by the UK government.

Digital, construction and education and childcare will be the first three to be developed, with finance and accounting and legal ‘T levels’ will be introduced in 2021.

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UK improves youth opportunities

The UK has reached its best-ever position in PwC’s Youth Workers Index. The UK is now 18th out of 35 OECD countries. The index found that over the next 15 years up to 28% of UK young workers’ jobs could be at risk of automation. This compares with 39% in the US, 38% in Germany and 24% in Japan.

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‘Let students use web in exams’

Harvard professor Eric Mazur says undergraduates should be allowed to use laptops and phones in their exams. He said that allowing technology into the exam hall would better test students’ creative and analytical skills rather than their ability to recall information.

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Essay cheat companies face ban

An educational watchdog has announced a clampdown on ‘essay mills’ that help students cheat.

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Webinar: Are you effectively promoting ‘Brand You’?

When you apply for a job, you’re pitching for a substantial investment in you by the prospective employer or client.

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International - Greece, lenders to start talks again, as countdown starts

Greece’s creditors will return to Athens next week to assess its bailout compliance, in a review which should be concluded swiftly if the country is to meet its goal of emerging from lenders’ supervision next year.
Athens hopes to wrap up the review by January to start discussions with its lenders right after on the terms of exiting its current, 86-billion euro bailout in August 2018, and on further debt relief - a long-standing Greek demand.

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