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Which are the Top 5 universities for graduate HR salaries?

nottingham-trent-universitySo, your dream is to work in Human Resources. If you are just starting out, and planning to apply for an HR degree, it would be useful to know: Which universities produce the graduates who land the highest starting salaries?

The Graduate Recruitment Bureau has delved into its data to answer the question, and can share insights into which universities lead to the highest graduate salaries in HR in the UK. Based on the salaries of first graduate positions after university from a pure HR degree, GRB has found the Top Five universities to apply to, if you are serious about earning good money in HR.

5th place: University of Brighton

In fifth place the University of Brighton’s HR degree graduate. Their HR professionals earn an average of £20,500 in their first graduate HR roles after university. Even in fifth place this is a pretty impressive first salary from any graduate degree programme.
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Employment law for 2013: Internships, unfair dismissal, redundancy

jobhunting small2012 was a busy year in employment law, with many significant changes introduced that have had a big impact in HR departments up and down the country. The current trend in government towards deregulation looks set to continue, with the coalition repeatedly reinforcing its commitment to reducing the ‘red tape’ that it believes is holding back employers.

2013 will be a no less significant year with major changes coming into force including far reaching reforms to the Employment Tribunals system, a new form of employment contract and changes to the redundancy process. HR professionals will need to stay on their toes with up to date employment advice throughout the year as the changes come into force thick and fast starting in February.

Employment Tribunals

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill is undergoing its House of Lords committee stage reading in early January 2013 and is expected to become law later in the year. As well as creating a UK Green Investment Bank and reforming the UK’s copyright law, the bill seeks to initiate an overhaul of the Employment Tribunal system. Key changes include:
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