Employment

This pioneering project defied national reoffending rates – by giving young people a job
Employment

This pioneering project defied national reoffending rates – by giving young people a job

The Skill Mill has employed 225 young ex-offenders to work on environmental projects – and just 17 have reoffended. The national average for reoffending is 72 per cent. Here’s how it happened.

MPs launch inquiry into NHS staffing crisis
Employment

MPs launch inquiry into NHS staffing crisis

MPs will investigate why health care staff are leaving the NHS and what can be done to attract new doctors and nurses

What is the 4 day working week and why are UK campaigners calling for it?
Four day week

What is the 4 day working week and why are UK campaigners calling for it?

Calls for a 4 day working week to boost workers and the planet have grown louder since the Covid-19 pandemic forced greater flexibility on most. Here’s everything you need to know

This chart shows the real cost of beer over the last 20 years
Cost of Living

This chart shows the real cost of beer over the last 20 years

45 years in the NHS: ‘If you don’t love your job, you won’t get nowhere’
NHS

45 years in the NHS: ‘If you don’t love your job, you won’t get nowhere’

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Gender pay gap: How to ask what your coworkers are earning and negotiate a raise
Equal pay

Gender pay gap: How to ask what your coworkers are earning and negotiate a raise

The Great Resignation? Record numbers of workers are switching jobs but vacancies rise again
Employment

The Great Resignation? Record numbers of workers are switching jobs but vacancies rise again

Social enterprise giving young-ex offenders a second chance wins royal awards
Social enterprise

Social enterprise giving young-ex offenders a second chance wins royal awards

Minimum wage UK: How does Britain compare to the rest of the world?
Employment

Minimum wage UK: How does Britain compare to the rest of the world?

The national living wage, real living wage and minimum wage explained
Employment

The national living wage, real living wage and minimum wage explained

Ocado Zoom workers face ‘botched’ fire and rehire tactics as MP highlights their ‘appalling treatment’
Gig economy

Ocado Zoom workers face ‘botched’ fire and rehire tactics as MP highlights their ‘appalling treatment’

How to write that resignation letter and move on with your career
The Great Resignation

How to write that resignation letter and move on with your career

The ‘real living wage’ needed to live on is now £9.90 per hour – £2k per year more than the government’s minimum wage
Minimum wage

The ‘real living wage’ needed to live on is now £9.90 per hour – £2k per year more than the government’s minimum wage

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Disabled workers paid £3,458 less per year than non-disabled colleagues, research finds
Employment

Disabled workers paid £3,458 less per year than non-disabled colleagues, research finds

A National Food Service? TfL for taxis? What nationalising the gig economy could look like
Employment

A National Food Service? TfL for taxis? What nationalising the gig economy could look like

A poll found one third of workers would turn down a job at a non-green company
Employment

A poll found one third of workers would turn down a job at a non-green company

Teaching the most deprived how to become professional software developers
Employment

Teaching the most deprived how to become professional software developers

Will Facebook’s rebrand put all the other companies named Meta out of business?
Employment

Will Facebook’s rebrand put all the other companies named Meta out of business?

How to go self-employed: from registering to flourishing
Employment

How to go self-employed: from registering to flourishing

Unpaid overtime could be pushing your pay below the minimum wage. Here’s what to do
Employment

Unpaid overtime could be pushing your pay below the minimum wage. Here’s what to do

What are T-levels? Breaking down the new qualification given £1.6bn funding in the Budget
Employment

What are T-levels? Breaking down the new qualification given £1.6bn funding in the Budget

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£1,000 minimum wage rise will only be worth £265 for full-time workers on universal credit
Employment

£1,000 minimum wage rise will only be worth £265 for full-time workers on universal credit

What are green jobs and how can I get one?
Employment

What are green jobs and how can I get one?

Charities call for multifaceted approach to help ex-offenders into work
Employment

Charities call for multifaceted approach to help ex-offenders into work

What is fire and rehire? How can you fight against it?
Employment

What is fire and rehire? How can you fight against it?

Fire and rehire: Government blocks bill to protect workers
Employment

Fire and rehire: Government blocks bill to protect workers

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights
Employment

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights

Climate campaigners slam decision to cut thousands of railway jobs
Employment

Climate campaigners slam decision to cut thousands of railway jobs

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26
Employment

Bin workers in Glasgow to strike when world leaders visit for global climate event COP26

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies
Employment

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies

Want to know what career is right for you? These TikTok day-in-the-life videos are here to inspire you
Employment

Want to know what career is right for you? These TikTok day-in-the-life videos are here to inspire you

Setting up a side hustle? Here’s what you need to know
Employment

Setting up a side hustle? Here’s what you need to know

Striking Uber drivers demand end to ‘racist’ facial recognition software
Employment

Striking Uber drivers demand end to ‘racist’ facial recognition software