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Wow! Sony offers PAID internships at last Wow! Sony offers PAID internships at last • June 9, 2014 • 8 Comments

RECORD LABEL ADVERTISES 20 POSITIONS AT £15,000 A YEAR Has Sony learnt its lesson after being caught using unpaid interns and paying out £4,600 in unpaid wages…

Did your university give good value for money? Did your university give good value for money? • June 3, 2014 • 29 Comments

UK UNIVERSITIES RECEIVE 20,000 COMPLAINTS IN 12 MONTHS Students and graduates now view themselves as ‘consumers’ who can demand value for money from the institutions which expect them to pay…

More graduate jobs are coming! But salaries are set to drop… More graduate jobs are coming! But salaries are set to drop… • June 2, 2014 • 11 Comments

CLASS OF 2014 TO EARN LESS THAN CLASS OF 2008 Graduates have received mixed news today as it emerged that the number of graduate jobs available is set to rise this year – but the salaries offered will drop…

PR internships: The shameful truth exposed PR internships: The shameful truth exposed • May 29, 2014 • 1 Comment

HALF OF PR INTERNS EARN LESS THAN THE MINIMUM WAGE – AND A QUARTER AREN’T EVEN PAID EXPENSES Graduates hoping to start a career in public relations are facing unprecedented challenges…

Madness! Nine in ten employers say they can’t fill their graduate vacancies Madness! Nine in ten employers say they can’t fill their graduate vacancies • May 28, 2014 • 13 Comments

CANDIDATES AREN’T GOOD ENOUGH, COMPANY BOSSES INSIST To many job-seeking graduates, it seems unbelievable – but a new survey suggests that…

Young jobseeker who committed suicide felt “demoralised” by visits to job centre Young jobseeker who committed suicide felt “demoralised” by visits to job centre • May 21, 2014 • 46 Comments

MARTIN HADFIELD DIED 24 HOURS AFTER LAST APPOINTMENT A young jobseeker who committed suicide felt “demoralised” by visits to his local job centre and had “no self-esteem” after applying for…

The UK’s low wages are a “scandal”, says Labour leader The UK’s low wages are a “scandal”, says Labour leader • May 19, 2014 • 12 Comments

ROCK-BOTTOM PAY FOR 5 MILLION WORKERS “CAN’T CARRY ON”, INSISTS ED MILIBAND Labour leader Ed Miliband has outlined plans to increase the UK’s national minimum wage to a level closer to the country’s average income…

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…

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