employment

The UK could be 2.6 million workers short by 2030
Employment

The UK could be 2.6 million workers short by 2030

Labour shortages hitting the UK economy across transport, the NHS, hospitality and education will only increase, a study has predicted.

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

I was unemployed for nearly 20 years – mental health support changed my life
Unemployment

I was unemployed for nearly 20 years – mental health support changed my life

Experts say long-term unemployment is likely to continue rising for at least the next few years. One man who hit rock bottom says mental health support is the answer.

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example
Paddy Bettington

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis
Activism

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis

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Five graphs that show why the world today is so unfair for young people
Future generations

Five graphs that show why the world today is so unfair for young people

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

What are green jobs and how can I get one?

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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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

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

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

‘It’s going crazy’: How minicab drivers are coping with the fuel crisis
Employment

‘It’s going crazy’: How minicab drivers are coping with the fuel crisis

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

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

How a trailblazing charity could help 50,000 homeless people into work
Housing

How a trailblazing charity could help 50,000 homeless people into work

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’

Scottish government urged to expand 4 day working week trial
Employment

Scottish government urged to expand 4 day working week trial

Mass insecure work leaves families ‘struggling to keep heads above water’
Social Justice

Mass insecure work leaves families ‘struggling to keep heads above water’

Furlough hits new low ahead of weekend wind down
Employment

Furlough hits new low ahead of weekend wind down

Keir Starmer accused of jobs ‘hypocrisy’ as 90 staff face redundancy
Politics

Keir Starmer accused of jobs ‘hypocrisy’ as 90 staff face redundancy

More than half of young women hit by pandemic jobs instability
Opinion

More than half of young women hit by pandemic jobs instability