Becoming a Lawyer ~ advice from an expert

Becoming a Lawyer ~ advice from an expert

Until 2012 Ian McIntosh was a partner in a large law firm advising business clients on corporate deals, mergers and acquisitions etc.  He is now a career coach for aspiring lawyers. Q. “What is black and brown and looks good on a lawyer?” A. “a Doberman” Few careers...
Changes to A Level ~ UCAS Survey Findings

Changes to A Level ~ UCAS Survey Findings

Big changes to A levels are on the way. This will mean that A levels in England, Wales and Northern Ireland will be different in terms of their structure and assessment methods. In England, the A level will become a two-year ‘linear’ qualification with the AS...
Pathways to Law

Pathways to Law

The Pathways to Law programme was set up in 2006 by The Sutton Trust and The Legal Education Foundation (LEF), with support from major law firms, to inspire and support academically-able students in year 12 and 13 from non-privileged backgrounds interested in a career...
Q&A ~ Getting into a career in law

Q&A ~ Getting into a career in law

Interested in legal careers? Ever wondered what a real lawyer would advise?  In this Q&A Simon Wilson provides an experienced solicitor’s insights. What led you to become a solicitor? I had an interest in the law from a young age. From about the age of...
Why Careers Education Matters ~ by Laura-Jane Rawlings

Why Careers Education Matters ~ by Laura-Jane Rawlings

Greetings dear reader This post is mainly for the enlightenment of teachers and school governors. The short video provides the opportunity for you to listen to one of England’s top experts on Careers Education explaining why it is so important to do more on...
5 Tips To Bag Yourself A Digital Apprenticeship

5 Tips To Bag Yourself A Digital Apprenticeship

By: Scarlett Wilson, Digital Marketing Executive @ Bubble Jobs If you’ve just finished school or college, then you might be thinking about starting an apprenticeship. There are lots of different subjects to choose from, and one of those is a digital apprenticeship. It...