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Inflation is slowing, can I still ask for a pay rise?
Work advice

Inflation is slowing, can I still ask for a pay rise?

'The juggle is real': Single parents, childcare and how Big Issue Recruit can help
Big Issue Recruit

'The juggle is real': Single parents, childcare and how Big Issue Recruit can help

Zero-hours contracts: Are they legal and what rights do they give me?
Gig economy workers tend to be on zero-hour contracts or short-term, freelance contracts rather than permanent jobs with a set number of hours.
Insecure work

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

Council’s refusal to scrap four-day week inspires others to register interest in new pilots
Future of work

Council’s refusal to scrap four-day week inspires others to register interest in new pilots

Want to work wherever, whenever? Here’s what the new flexible working law means in practice
Flexible working

Want to work wherever, whenever? Here’s what the new flexible working law means in practice

'My manager was livid I was pregnant': Most mothers still face discrimination when pregnant at work
Gender inequality

'My manager was livid I was pregnant': Most mothers still face discrimination when pregnant at work

Schools, hospitals and trains: Is the end of the strikes in sight?
Strikes

Schools, hospitals and trains: Is the end of the strikes in sight?

How to retrain for a new job when you're over 50
people choosing different paths to retrain
Retrain

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

What is a universal basic income and why is it being trialled in the UK?
UBI

What is a universal basic income and why is it being trialled in the UK?

What is the right to disconnect and does the UK need it to stop people burning out?
Right to disconnect

What is the right to disconnect and does the UK need it to stop people burning out?

As Amazon Prime Day pushes the latest deals, these striking workers want a share of the profits
Amazon

As Amazon Prime Day pushes the latest deals, these striking workers want a share of the profits

How to make your workplace menopause friendly
Serious mature 60 year old businesswoman using laptop with young indian female and businessman mentor signing contract in office at meeting.
Work better

How to make your workplace menopause friendly

In pictures: The role Caribbean migrants have played in the NHS, on its 75th anniversary
NHS at 75

In pictures: The role Caribbean migrants have played in the NHS, on its 75th anniversary

Employers must do more to keep experienced women in work, businesses and MPs told
Equal rights

Employers must do more to keep experienced women in work, businesses and MPs told

From prison cell to homeless, how a new law will give former convicts a better chance at turning their lives around
Rehabilitation

From prison cell to homeless, how a new law will give former convicts a better chance at turning their lives around

Will giving workers a pay rise really make inflation worse? We asked expert economists
pay rise inflation
Inflation

Will giving workers a pay rise really make inflation worse? We asked expert economists

Refugees are twice as likely to be unemployed. A new scheme in Coventry might have answers
Employment

Refugees are twice as likely to be unemployed. A new scheme in Coventry might have answers

Just 5% of people with a learning disability are employed. This woman is out to prove the world wrong
Aisha/ Learning disability
Learning disability week

Just 5% of people with a learning disability are employed. This woman is out to prove the world wrong

These high street shops have been caught paying below minimum wage
Minimum wage

These high street shops have been caught paying below minimum wage

'I left to save my family': Ukrainian refugee finds hope in the UK with help from C&C Group and Big Issue Recruit
ukraine refugee
Big Issue Recruit

'I left to save my family': Ukrainian refugee finds hope in the UK with help from C&C Group and Big Issue Recruit