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We need new homes to have any hope of ending UK's housing crisis. So where are all the builders?
builders
HOUSING

We need new homes to have any hope of ending UK's housing crisis. So where are all the builders?

Millions of Brits think their jobs are 'meaningless.' Could a four-day working work week fix that?
Four-day working week

Millions of Brits think their jobs are 'meaningless.' Could a four-day working work week fix that?

Tube and train strikes: Disruption for rail passengers as London Underground strike called off
Rail strikes

Tube and train strikes: Disruption for rail passengers as London Underground strike called off

'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

DWP could be 'fantastic' under Labour, says ex-minister Stephen Timms: 'Don't write the DWP off'
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Politics

DWP could be 'fantastic' under Labour, says ex-minister Stephen Timms: 'Don't write the DWP off'

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns
disability benefits/ disabled people
Disabled people

Tory government 'demonises' disabled people who face 'onerous' benefits system, UN warns

I had no job, long-term mental health issues and £50,000 of debt. Now I'm living debt free
debt/ david davensac
Debt

I had no job, long-term mental health issues and £50,000 of debt. Now I'm living debt free

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work
Volunteers at Earlsfield Foodbank sort food in crates in the middle of a church
Charlotte White

It's truly heartbreaking how often food bank guests are punished because they can't find work

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

Rising homelessness has UK in a chokehold – but this project is fighting back with mixed martial arts
MMA class to prevent homelessness in Sheffield
Homelessness

Rising homelessness has UK in a chokehold – but this project is fighting back with mixed martial arts

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by 'bullying' culture at DWP: 'I felt worthless'
jobcentre
Department for Work and Pensions

Jobcentre work coach driven to suicide attempt by 'bullying' culture at DWP: 'I felt worthless'

'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

UK government must do more to help people back into jobs. But what's the best way forward?
Big Issue Recruit
Katy Wright

UK government must do more to help people back into jobs. But what's the best way forward?

'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

I was on benefits and struggling to support my family. Here's how I turned my life around
an illustration of a woman checking her Credit Score
Byron O'Connor

I was on benefits and struggling to support my family. Here's how I turned my life around

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

DWP faces 'crisis' as staff driven to 'depression' and 'sickness' amid mounting pressure
DWP
Department for Work and Pensions

DWP faces 'crisis' as staff driven to 'depression' and 'sickness' amid mounting pressure

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