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10/09/2018

‘Support from the top is key’ – how Inflexion raised over £230,000

Our long-term supporters, Inflexion Private Equity, have raised a record-breaking £230,000 for the Impetus-PEF Private Equity Triathlon, taking place on Saturday 15 September this year. Flor Kassai, a Partner at Inflexion is participating and shares what they’ve learned from the experience with us…

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24/08/2018

Professional triathlete Natalie Seymour shares her top five triathlon tips

Professional triathlete, Natalie Seymour, has signed up to the Impetus-PEF Triathlon on Saturday 15 September. In this second in a series of blogs, she shares her top five tips for training in the lead up to our triathlon.

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23/08/2018

Thousands of young people are facing an endless cycle of GCSE resits

Our new analysis of GCSE resits has found that thousands of young people are taking English and maths exams for more than the third time. Some even resit as many as nine times.

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20/06/2018

Professional triathlete, Natalie Seymour takes part in The Impetus-PEF Triathlon

Professional triathlete, Natalie Seymour, has signed up to the Impetus-PEF Triathlon on Saturday 15 September. In this first in a series of blogs, she talks us through what inspired her to join us…

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01/06/2018

Now is not the time to give up on widening participation

A lot of progress has been made on widening participation in higher education. But this may now be under threat. We need to maintain funding and ensure it is directed to what works – our Director of Public Affairs explains how.

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07/03/2018

Valuing apprenticeships means giving the Apprenticeship Levy a chance

The bad press surrounding the Apprenticeship Levy is hiding the positive prospects it provides for disadvantaged young people to access and progress to higher level apprenticeships and jobs, as Maria Neophytou explains

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