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'White collar' apprenticeships up

There has been a rise in the number of young people taking up 'white collar apprenticeships' in management and accountancy, raising the question of whether a university degree could now become redundant.

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Are apprenticeships making some university courses redundant?

David Milstead turned down a place at university to join the software giant Sage, which has become the latest big firm in the North East to hire apprentices.

The number of people choosing apprenticeships in business and administration has increased in the last four years, at a time when university tuition fees are rising.

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