business

Four-day work week trial sparks interest from ‘hundreds’ of businesses
Four-day work week

Four-day work week trial sparks interest from ‘hundreds’ of businesses

Organisers hope the trial will demonstrate that a shorter working week is a win-win scenario for both employers and employees.

UK’s first Black bookshop hopes crowdfunder will save it from closure
News

UK’s first Black bookshop hopes crowdfunder will save it from closure

New Beacon Books in Finsbury Park, north London, has been hit hard by the pandemic but could be saved thanks to an outpouring of support.

How to reduce job hunting stress
Employment

How to reduce job hunting stress

There has been a power shift from employers to employees in the jobs market, making now the prefect time to find a new role

‘Where on earth is the chancellor?’ – hospitality sector in crisis as public told to limit socialising
Business

‘Where on earth is the chancellor?’ – hospitality sector in crisis as public told to limit socialising

Freeports will not save Christmas. Sorry
Business

Freeports will not save Christmas. Sorry

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These are officially the best social enterprises in the UK right now
Business

These are officially the best social enterprises in the UK right now

Green business: Four expert tips for making your company sustainable
Sustainability

Green business: Four expert tips for making your company sustainable

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 mum who drove her Range Rover into Insulate Britain protesters is selling merch now
Insulate Britain

The mum who drove her Range Rover into Insulate Britain protesters is selling merch now

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

Wages are rising… but only to what they were in 2009
Employment

Wages are rising… but only to what they were in 2009

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Zero hour contracts: Know your rights
Employment

Zero hour contracts: Know your rights

‘We need business rates reform not crippling hikes’ trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget
News

‘We need business rates reform not crippling hikes’ trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget

Food shortages: Is Boris Johnson treating the UK like one big Tesco?
News

Food shortages: Is Boris Johnson treating the UK like one big Tesco?

Building back better? Not for the working class
Opinion

Building back better? Not for the working class

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

London buses transformed into healthcare and support hubs for people sleeping rough
Housing

London buses transformed into healthcare and support hubs for people sleeping rough

Paid internship and financial health start-ups win Covid recovery grants
Employment

Paid internship and financial health start-ups win Covid recovery grants

Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted
News

Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted

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CO2 crisis: Why you shouldn’t panic buy
News

CO2 crisis: Why you shouldn’t panic buy

Excluded from Covid support: How one missed deadline made a man homeless
Employment

Excluded from Covid support: How one missed deadline made a man homeless

Plans to ‘modernise’ working life will allow employees to request flexibility from day one
Employment

Plans to ‘modernise’ working life will allow employees to request flexibility from day one

Weetabix workers strike over fire and rehire plans to ‘cut £5,000 a year from wages’
Employment

Weetabix workers strike over fire and rehire plans to ‘cut £5,000 a year from wages’

Imperial measurements? What’s really on the government agenda
Politics

Imperial measurements? What’s really on the government agenda