Entries by Brian John Spencer from 07/2012

The Great Student Bubble: Is the University Degree Now a Worthless Asset?

| Posted 07.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

With young people graduating all around the country Brian takes a hard look at the realities that confront the common graduate - a section of society under a looming demographic crisis.

My Story: Why I Spoke Out About the Ulster Bank Chaos

| Posted 07.10.2012 | UK Politics

I was on the local news the other night; a first for me, as you can see, here. I made the intro credits, was interviewed by the BBC business journalist off site and was seen unfurling a banner over a bridge that overhangs a major carriageway that read: "fat cat on a hot tin roof."

Youth Unemployment: I Want to Scream

| Posted 07.16.2012 | UK Universities & Education

I myself, who graduated in July 2010, have been lingering on the sides for just over two years and the realisation of the hard facts associated with a deferred career start, principally in terms of career progression and earnings, have been keeping me awake at night.

Why I'm Bearish on the Future of Britain's Youth

| Posted 07.23.2012 | UK Universities & Education

I believe that this is a societal and cultural truth that holds that we in Britain far prefer a homogenous mass of people as opposed to a mass of people that is diverse and heterogeneous in its ability and outlook.

The Psychological Ills of Youth Unemployment

| Posted 07.30.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Brian Spencer takes another look at youth unemployment, this time considering the psychological ills that joblessness brings to young people. Thin...