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Could a new ‘ban’ on unpaid internships make things WORSE for young workers? Could a new ‘ban’ on unpaid internships make things WORSE for young workers? • October 24, 2017 • No Comments

UNPAID INTERNSHIPS ARE ALREADY ILLEGAL. WHY RISK CONFUSING THE ISSUE? Could a new bill designed to improve interns’ chances of being paid for their work actually risk making things WORSE for young workers…

Victory for film interns! Pinewood-based firm makes unpaid role PAID Victory for film interns! Pinewood-based firm makes unpaid role PAID • October 19, 2017 • No Comments

FDI CAVES IN TO COMPLAINTS, AFTER PINEWOOD STUDIOS FAILS TO BACK YOUNG WORKERS A film company we challenged for advertising an unpaid PA role appears to have changed its mind…

Go on, take it! FREE e-book for every graduate, thanks to energy firm E.ON Go on, take it! FREE e-book for every graduate, thanks to energy firm E.ON • October 9, 2017 • No Comments

YOU GET GREAT ADVICE – THEY PICK UP THE BILL! Energy firm E.ON has become the first employer to fund a giveaway of…

Want to work in TV and film – but locked out by unpaid runner roles and internships? There IS something you can do Want to work in TV and film – but locked out by unpaid runner roles and internships? There IS something you can do • October 5, 2017 • 2 Comments

SEEN AN AD FOR A DODGY ROLE? SEND US THE LINK Desperate to break into the UK film and TV industry – but can’t afford to work for free?

Relief for low-earning graduates as tuition fee repayment threshold jumps to £25,000 Relief for low-earning graduates as tuition fee repayment threshold jumps to £25,000 • October 2, 2017 • 2 Comments

BUT DO THE CHANGES GO FAR ENOUGH TO HELP CASH-STRAPPED YOUNG WORKERS? Recent university graduates earning less than £25,000 a year have been given some much-need breathing space after…

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 • 2 Comments

“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 • 5 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…

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