Employment

Forcing working universal credit claimants to do more hours ‘does nothing to help childcare crisis’
Working parents

Forcing working universal credit claimants to do more hours ‘does nothing to help childcare crisis’

Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has said introducing penalties for people who work part-time and claim universal credit will “boost incomes for families”

‘We’ve made a commitment to give back’: Drinks company C&C Group partners with Big Issue to deliver even more opportunities for vendors, social enterprises and communities
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‘We’ve made a commitment to give back’: Drinks company C&C Group partners with Big Issue to deliver even more opportunities for vendors, social enterprises and communities

Find out what brought the two organisations together to change lives through enterprise.

Record increase in real living wage will see 400,000 workers get pay rise
Employment

Record increase in real living wage will see 400,000 workers get pay rise

But some have said the £1 an hour raise may not be enough for some employees in the current cost of living crisis

Will there be a general strike?
Industrial action

Will there be a general strike?

What is the four-day working week and how close is the UK to getting it?
Four-day working week

What is the four-day working week and how close is the UK to getting it?

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How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?
Work advice

How much should my pay rise to beat inflation?

Bank holiday: Will you get a day off for the Queen’s funeral? 
Queen Elizabeth

Bank holiday: Will you get a day off for the Queen’s funeral? 

Which strikes have been cancelled after the Queen’s death?
Strikes

Which strikes have been cancelled after the Queen’s death?

‘Rewarding failure’: New transport secretary urged not to renew train operator contract amid travel chaos
Employment

‘Rewarding failure’: New transport secretary urged not to renew train operator contract amid travel chaos

6 reasons criminal barristers are on strike indefinitely
Strike action

6 reasons criminal barristers are on strike indefinitely

Why are Royal Mail workers on strike?
Royal Mail strikes

Why are Royal Mail workers on strike?

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?
Sick pay

How does sick pay in the UK compare to the rest of the world?

Here’s how much money people actually need to live on during the cost of living crisis
Cost of living

Here’s how much money people actually need to live on during the cost of living crisis

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‘Without us there’d have been no Partygate scandal broken’: Mirror and Express journalists strike over pay
Strike action

‘Without us there’d have been no Partygate scandal broken’: Mirror and Express journalists strike over pay

How to retrain for a new job when you’re over 50
Retrain

How to retrain for a new job when you’re over 50

What is the gig economy and why is it controversial?
Gig economy

What is the gig economy and why is it controversial?

Zero hour contracts: Are they legal and what rights do they give me?
Zero hour contracts

Zero hour contracts: Are they legal and what rights do they give me?

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?
Employment

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?

TUC unveils ‘road map’ to a £15 minimum wage and high wage economy
Minium wage

TUC unveils ‘road map’ to a £15 minimum wage and high wage economy

CEOs are now paid 109 times more than the average worker
Business

CEOs are now paid 109 times more than the average worker

Government urged to tackle violence faced by community pharmacists
Employment

Government urged to tackle violence faced by community pharmacists

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Jobs for school leavers: How traineeships and apprenticeships can start your career
Careers advice

Jobs for school leavers: How traineeships and apprenticeships can start your career

NHS workers could strike over pay rise that leaves hundreds of thousands worse off in real terms
NHS workers

NHS workers could strike over pay rise that leaves hundreds of thousands worse off in real terms

Cafes, pubs and restaurants are already being hammered by sky-high energy bills
Energy

Cafes, pubs and restaurants are already being hammered by sky-high energy bills

Number of universal credit claimants facing sanctions soars past 100,000
Employment

Number of universal credit claimants facing sanctions soars past 100,000

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