Work

FOSO is the new FOMO: Why are we so afraid to switch off and be out of office?
Work

FOSO is the new FOMO: Why are we so afraid to switch off and be out of office?

Britain has a problem switching off from work, what can be done about it?
How this social enterprise is tackling stigma and helping neurodiverse people into work
Employment

How this social enterprise is tackling stigma and helping neurodiverse people into work

'It's an epidemic': 1.4 million workers trapped in insecure jobs are stuck in precarious rented homes
insecure work and insecure rented homes impact life decisions
Employment

'It's an epidemic': 1.4 million workers trapped in insecure jobs are stuck in precarious rented homes

DWP benefits 'too low' to cover basic living costs, government warned: 'Completely unacceptable'
Benefits

DWP benefits 'too low' to cover basic living costs, government warned: 'Completely unacceptable'

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

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

'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

'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

Cost of living: Single mum who works full-time recalls struggle to pay bills – and how she found help
cost of living
Big Issue Invest

Cost of living: Single mum who works full-time recalls struggle to pay bills – and how she found help

'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

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?

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

It takes a lot of hard work to realise how stupid hard work is
Image for Sam Delaney column of a scrambled brain
Sam Delaney

It takes a lot of hard work to realise how stupid hard work is

This Strictly Come Dancing super-fan has big dreams and wants to bust myths about Down's syndrome
Dance/ Strictly
Learning Disability Week

This Strictly Come Dancing super-fan has big dreams and wants to bust myths about Down's syndrome

What exactly is a toxic work environment?
Image: energepic.com/Pexels
Work life

What exactly is a toxic work environment?

Housing association scheme helped 1,000 residents start a business – but it’s winding down due to Brexit
housing association tenant Becki Breiner started her business after support from Increase Valorisation Sociale but the scheme has lost EU funding after Brexit
Employment

Housing association scheme helped 1,000 residents start a business – but it’s winding down due to Brexit

The number of working people facing homelessness is rising sharply
Homelessness

The number of working people facing homelessness is rising sharply

A Michelin star chef is opening a pop-up restaurant staffed entirely by homeless people
Chef Adam Simmonds is opening a restaurant staffed by homeless people
homelessness

A Michelin star chef is opening a pop-up restaurant staffed entirely by homeless people

Symeon Brown: What do influencers tell us about the future of work?
Symeon Brown on influencers
Social media

Symeon Brown: What do influencers tell us about the future of work?

What businesses can do to help tackle the cost of living crisis
Businesses/ Image of people working
Cost of living crisis

What businesses can do to help tackle the cost of living crisis

How to express yourself if you want others to cooperate with you – new research
A diverse group of people work together at a table
Collective action

How to express yourself if you want others to cooperate with you – new research

Harass and humiliate: Angela Rayner is the public face of a common workplace experience
Evie Breese

Harass and humiliate: Angela Rayner is the public face of a common workplace experience

Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’
cost of living
cost of living crisis

Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’

Exclusive: You can’t get a job if you can’t afford the internet, say 9 in 10 Brits
digital access
digital inclusion

Exclusive: You can’t get a job if you can’t afford the internet, say 9 in 10 Brits

‘Heartbreaking’ reports from food bank users show mental health impact of poverty
food banks
Food banks

‘Heartbreaking’ reports from food bank users show mental health impact of poverty

'I like the idea of being able to earn a living alone in my glorified shed'
Sam Delaney

'I like the idea of being able to earn a living alone in my glorified shed'