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'Time for a new deal': UK's new minimum wage still not enough to cover 'a decent standard of life'
minimum wage/ hospitality
Minimum wage

'Time for a new deal': UK's new minimum wage still not enough to cover 'a decent standard of life'

'Job apocalypse': Up to 8 million Brits risk losing their jobs to AI, government warned
Employment

'Job apocalypse': Up to 8 million Brits risk losing their jobs to AI, government warned

I was a drunk and homeless at 19. Volunteering helped me get my life back
Volunteering

I was a drunk and homeless at 19. Volunteering helped me get my life back

'I skip meals to save money': Life on social care frontline is leading to a support worker exodus
Image of carer holding elderly person's hand
Social care

'I skip meals to save money': Life on social care frontline is leading to a support worker exodus

'All my earnings go on rent:' Millions of women in UK struggling to make ends meet in low-paid jobs
People on legacy benefits are being pushed into poverty
employment

'All my earnings go on rent:' Millions of women in UK struggling to make ends meet in low-paid jobs

What the disastrous 'Willy Wonka experience' tells us about AI and its 'pollution' of bad content
Artificial Intelligence

What the disastrous 'Willy Wonka experience' tells us about AI and its 'pollution' of bad content

Over 500 employers named for 'cheating workers' out of minimum wage – but it's worse than you think
Minimum wage

Over 500 employers named for 'cheating workers' out of minimum wage – but it's worse than you think

Every single company embracing four-day working week says move has been 'positive', study finds
four-day week

Every single company embracing four-day working week says move has been 'positive', study finds

'Care sector is on its knees': How Tory crackdown on overseas care workers will fuel exploitation
Immigration

'Care sector is on its knees': How Tory crackdown on overseas care workers will fuel exploitation

'We're slaves to the platform': Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats riders are striking. Here's why
Deliveroo strike
Employment

'We're slaves to the platform': Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats riders are striking. Here's why

Raising state pension age to 71 would be a 'big blow' and risks 'working people to death', experts say
A piggy bank and some stacked coins
Pensions

Raising state pension age to 71 would be a 'big blow' and risks 'working people to death', experts say

'Thank God it's Thursday!': Will we have a four-day working week by 2030? Yes, probably
Four-day working week

'Thank God it's Thursday!': Will we have a four-day working week by 2030? Yes, probably

How Big Issue Recruit helped more than 100 marginalised people overcome barriers to work
Big Issue Recruit

How Big Issue Recruit helped more than 100 marginalised people overcome barriers to work

Union urges workers in Northern Ireland to block roads and occupy buildings if strikes fail
Strikes

Union urges workers in Northern Ireland to block roads and occupy buildings if strikes fail

The Post Office scandal proves why workers' needs must be put ahead of AI and technology
Post Office Horizon Scandal
Post Office scandal

The Post Office scandal proves why workers' needs must be put ahead of AI and technology

Ethnic minorities are still paid less than white colleagues – and pay parity is long, long overdue
ethnicity pay gap/ two men interview
Ethnicity pay gap

Ethnic minorities are still paid less than white colleagues – and pay parity is long, long overdue

How traditional crafts like clog making and sign-writing are providing an alternative to the 9 to 5
REBECCA STRUTHERS, Watchmaker &; historian, STAFFORDSHIRE
Alternative careers

How traditional crafts like clog making and sign-writing are providing an alternative to the 9 to 5

Union leaders vow to resist Tories' 'unworkable and undemocratic' new anti-strike laws
Protesters hold up flags and placards at a protest in London on October 1, 2022.
Strikes

Union leaders vow to resist Tories' 'unworkable and undemocratic' new anti-strike laws

I always loved translating for my family. Big Issue Recruit helped me land my 'dream job'
Big Issue Recruit

I always loved translating for my family. Big Issue Recruit helped me land my 'dream job'

'We need protection': How AI, algorithms and oppressive digital tech are pushing workers to the brink
Worker's rights

'We need protection': How AI, algorithms and oppressive digital tech are pushing workers to the brink