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Fair internship campaigners are “misguided,” claims Labour MP Fair internship campaigners are “misguided,” claims Labour MP • May 14, 2014 • 1 Comment

DINOSAUR POLITICIAN DISPLAYS OUT-DATED THINKING A Labour politician has exhibited shockingly flawed logic and out-dated arguments on the issue of unpaid internships by claiming that those who campaign for a fairer deal young workers are “misguided”…

Low graduate salary? Chances are, your parents are poor too Low graduate salary? Chances are, your parents are poor too • May 13, 2014 • 6 Comments

YOUNG PEOPLE’S INCOMES ARE STILL TOO DEPENDENT ON MUM AND DAD’S WEALTH, SAYS NEW REPORT The UK’s poor track record of social mobility means that young people’s life chances are…

London Symphony Orchestra scraps unpaid internship scheme! London Symphony Orchestra scraps unpaid internship scheme! • May 8, 2014 • No Comments

VICTORY FOR INTERNS AS PAID PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED INSTEAD One of the UK’s best known professional orchestras has dropped its unpaid internship scheme following…

Graduates on JSA forced to accept zero-hours contracts Graduates on JSA forced to accept zero-hours contracts • May 6, 2014 • 7 Comments

YOUNG JOBSEEKERS WHO REFUSE COULD LOSE BENEFITS FOR THREE MONTHS OR MORE Young jobseekers – including graduates – face losing their benefits if…

Should I sign up for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)? Should I sign up for Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)? • May 1, 2014 • 60 Comments

THE PROS AND CONS OF SIGNING ON AFTER GRADUATION Are you struggling to find work, running out of cash – and considering signing on for Jobseeker’s Allowance?…

Zero-hours contracts give workers “choice” and “flexibility”, bosses claim Zero-hours contracts give workers “choice” and “flexibility”, bosses claim • April 30, 2014 • 6 Comments

BUT CAMPAIGNERS INSIST THEY EXPLOIT VULNERABLE, LOW-PAID STAFF Bosses and workers’ rights campaigners have clashed angrily…

Average graduate salary “between 11 and 80k” Average graduate salary “between 11 and 80k” • April 23, 2014 • 12 Comments

MIND THE GRADUATE PAY GAP! VAST RANGE IN STARTING WAGES DEPENDS ON THE INDUSTRY YOU PICK There is an enormous gap between the highest and lowest graduate starting salaries…

Should employers always offer interview feedback? Should employers always offer interview feedback? • April 17, 2014 • 4 Comments

YOU INVESTED HOURS OF PREP – DON’T YOU DESERVE SOME TIPS FOR NEXT TIME? The graduate job application and interview process can be very demanding…

MP’s spokesman reacts angrily to questions about unpaid internships MP’s spokesman reacts angrily to questions about unpaid internships • April 10, 2014 • 27 Comments

10-PARAGRAPH RANT CLAIMS “MEDIA JEOPARDY” FORCING MPs TO “SHY AWAY” FROM ADVERTISING UNPAID POSITIONS PUBLICLY A spokesperson for the MP who has advertised eight unpaid…

Shameless! MP advertises his EIGHTH unpaid internship Shameless! MP advertises his EIGHTH unpaid internship • April 8, 2014 • 19 Comments

RECORD-BREAKING REPEAT OFFENDER JOINS OUR ULTIMATE WALL OF SHAME Most politicians with half a braincell have finally twigged that brazenly…

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