Growing Up, Studying & Re-Qualifying
Entering & Re- Entering the Workplace
Relationships: Making Up & Breaking Up
Parenthood & Becoming a Carer
Later Life, Planning & Entering Retirement
Ill-Health, Infirmity & Dying
Financial Capability Imperative
Parenthood & Caring Penalty
Flexible Working Sacrifice
Divorce & Separation Setback
Skills & Qualification Gap
16% of females have had a career in technology suggested to them (33% of males) opening up a Girls’ Apprenticeship Gap.
Female apprentices earn up to 21% less per hour than male apprentices due to their training choices. Males are more likely to learn engineering and technology where as girls are more likely to pursue caring skills.
There is a 13% BAME Attainment Gap – this is the likelihood of White university students and students from BAME backgrounds achieving a 1st or 2:1 degree.
Those who do graduate often find it more challenging to find suitable work. Fewer Black graduates are in highly skilled employment six months after leaving university.