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Pinewood Studios rejects call to ban unpaid internships on its premises Pinewood Studios rejects call to ban unpaid internships on its premises • September 21, 2017 • 4 Comments

WORLD-FAMOUS HOME OF BRITISH CINEMA FAILS TO STEP UP WHEN IT COUNTS Pinewood Studios – where James Bond is filmed – has refused to help young job seekers by banning unpaid internships on its premises…

How to get a graduate job at E.ON How to get a graduate job at E.ON • September 15, 2017 • 1 Comment

APPLYING TO THE E.ON GRADUATE SCHEME? The energy firm’s Graduate Co-ordinator, Jodie Hartigan, explains exactly what they’re looking for and how to make sure your application goes into their ‘Yes’ pile

Government must stop cheating 21-24s out of ‘grown-up’ minimum wage, says TUC chief Government must stop cheating 21-24s out of ‘grown-up’ minimum wage, says TUC chief • September 14, 2017 • 1 Comment

“YOUNG WORKERS DESERVE TO BE TREATED FAIRLY” AND PAID THE SAME AS OLDER COLLEAGUES The government must stop cheating 21- to 24-year-olds out of the top rate of National Minimum Wage…

Are uni bosses using YOUR tuition fees to boost THEIR pay packets? Are uni bosses using YOUR tuition fees to boost THEIR pay packets? • September 5, 2017 • 4 Comments

ROW EXPLODES OVER VICE-CHANCELLORS’ SOARING SALARIES The vice-chancellor of Oxford University has angrily denied that your tuition fees…

MADE.COM slammed over ‘Entry level’ job demanding ‘extensive’ experience MADE.COM slammed over ‘Entry level’ job demanding ‘extensive’ experience • August 23, 2017 • No Comments

FURNITURE RETAILER DESCRIBES SENIOR ROLE – BUT CALLS IT JUNIOR The furniture retailer MADE.COM has come under fire for posting an advert for an ‘entry level’ job requiring…

Graduates who stammer (stutter): Advice for job interviews Graduates who stammer (stutter): Advice for job interviews • August 8, 2017 • 2 Comments

BE ASSERTIVE, AND REMEMBER: GOOD COMMUNICATION ISN’T JUST ABOUT FLUENCY, SAY EXPERTS Job hunting and interviews are challenging for everyone, but for graduates who stammer (stutter)…

Are employers holding graduates hostage? How training repayment clauses trap young workers in jobs they can’t afford to quit Are employers holding graduates hostage? How training repayment clauses trap young workers in jobs they can’t afford to quit • August 3, 2017 • 4 Comments

LAWYERS VOICE CONCERNS OVER RISE OF CONTRACTS LOCKING YOUNG WORKERS INTO ROLES THEY WANT TO LEAVE Legal experts have warned that graduates are feeling ‘locked in’…

Capita under fire over graduate scheme involving 4 months of UNPAID training Capita under fire over graduate scheme involving 4 months of UNPAID training • July 26, 2017 • 13 Comments

CHEAPSKATE PROGRAMME IS “A NEW LOW” FOR GRADUATE EMPLOYERS, SAYS TOP LAWYER A flagship graduate programme at controversial outsourcing firm Capita includes up to 16 weeks of compulsory unpaid training…

Did Corbyn lie to graduates over pledge to scrap student debt? Did Corbyn lie to graduates over pledge to scrap student debt? • July 24, 2017 • 5 Comments

LABOUR LEADER NOW SAYS HE PROMISED TO ‘DEAL WITH IT’, NOT SCRAP IT Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he never promised to scrap student debt, despite saying he would ‘deal with it’…

Is Poundland using unpaid workers again? Graduate says he’s stacking shelves for free on ‘demoralising’ Government work scheme Is Poundland using unpaid workers again? Graduate says he’s stacking shelves for free on ‘demoralising’ Government work scheme • July 6, 2017 • 8 Comments

JOB CENTRE TOLD HIM AND NINE OTHERS TO COMPLETE SIX WEEK PLACEMENT IN BOLTON SHOP Poundland has denied using unpaid workers to stack shelves in its stores, directly contradicting a source…

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