Press

Jobs market opens up for graduates as businesses expandTelegraph
Jobs market opens up for graduates as businesses expand
2 June 2014

Debrief logoDebrief
Employers are ‘struggling’ to find ‘work-ready’ graduates – but are graduates really to blame?
29 May 2014

Mirror logoDaily Mirror
90 MPs hire staff for no wages despite Nick Clegg’s crackdown on unpaid internships
19 April 2014

BBC News logoBBC News * STAR STORY! *
MPs ‘secretly hiring unpaid interns’
10 April 2014

Evening Standard logoEvening Standard
Graduates must pay £1,300 fee to train for job with Metropolitan Police
2 April 2014

mailonline logoDaily Mail
Fancy joining the police? That’ll be £1,300 please
2 April 2014

Buzzfeed logoBuzzFeed
13 things you should never say to an unpaid intern
26 March 2014

The Guardian logoGuardian
Are you jobless and trying to survive unemployment? Live Q&A
18 March 2014

MSN careers logoMSN Careers
How to turn an unpaid internship into a paid job
3 March 2014

MSN careers logoMSN Careers
5 mistakes first-time jobseekers make
2 March 2014

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
Are graduates shooting themselves in the foot when it comes to getting a job?
19 February 2014

Independent logoIndependent
Nearly 40% of graduates still hunting for jobs six months after leaving university
18 February 2014

HR mag logoHR Magazine
Unemployed graduates question value of university degree, says report
18 February 2014

BBC News logoBBC News *STAR STORY!*
Tory Party denies claims it advised MPs how to avoid minimum wage
13 February 2014

Evening Standard logoEvening Standard
Tories slammed for memo advising how to avoid paying the minimum wage
13 February 2014

Telegraph logoTelegraph
Tories criticised for giving guidance on how to avoid paying the minimum wage
13 February 2014

Independent logoIndependent
Memo tells MPs how not to pay interns
13 February 2014

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
Tory MPs get ‘dummies’ guide’ on how to not to get caught exploiting interns
13 February 2014

Guido Fawkes logoGuido Fawkes
Leaked Tory memo tells MPs to dodge minimum wage laws
13 February 2014

Evening Standard logoEvening Standard
Graduate campaign group criticises Globe Theatre for offering unpaid internship
12 February 2014

Debrief logoDebrief
So what ARE you supposed to ask in that ‘last question’ at interview?
11 February 2014

The Guardian logoGuardian
Simon Cowell’s company in hot water over internship advert
23 January 2014, Roy Greenslade’s blog

Evening Standard logoEvening Standard
Simon Cowell’s Syco company removes advert for “keen as mustard” interns after criticism from campaign group
22 January 2014, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
Simon Cowell’s company criticised for advertising for unpaid interns
22 January 2014, main news

Buzzfeed logoBuzzFeed *STAR STORY!*
Simon Cowell’s company advertises for unpaid interns
22 January 2014

The Guardian logoGuardian
Don’t underestimate work as a beacon of hope for young people
8 January 2014

The Guardian logoGuardian
HMRC asked to investigate Vice Media over ‘unpaid internship’ advert
16 December 2013, Roy Greenslade’s blog

The Guardian logoGuardian
Minister reported to own department for advertising unpaid post in his office
13 December 2013, main news

Guido Fawkes logoGuido Fawkes *STAR STORY!*
Minister responsible for HMRC reported to HMRC
13 December 2013

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
JOY withdraws six month unpaid internship after being slammed as “arrogant”
10 December 2013

Buzzfeed logoBuzzFeed
9 of the worst unpaid internships in Britain
28 November 2013

The Guardian logoGuardian *STAR STORY! Intro by Graduate Fog*
Interns: All work, no pay
20 November 2013, Weekend magazine

Sky News logoSky News
Lib Dem unpaid internship “embarrassing”
11 November 2013

The Guardian logoGuardian
Are unpaid interns really protected from sexual harassment?
10 October 2013, Roy Greenslade’s blog

The Guardian logoGuardian
BBC rejects guest over her views on unpaid internships
23 September 2013, Roy Greenslade’s blog

On Rec logoOnRec
New Monster.co.uk research: UK interns still being exploited
23 September 2013

HR Review logoHR Review
UK interns still being exploited
20 September 2013

Evening Standard logoEvening Standard
That’s rich coming from Viv
20 September 2013, Rosamund Urwin’s column

Times logoTimes
The life of a Vivienne Westwood intern
18 September 2013, The Times Diary

Telegraph logoDaily Telegraph
Vivienne Westwood under fire for hiring unpaid interns
18 September 2013, main news

On Rec logoOnRec
Milkround bans advertising of unpaid internships
4 September 2013

AGR logoAGR (Association of Graduate Recruiters)
Milkround bans advertising of unpaid internships
3 September 2013

The Guardian logoGuardian
Nick Clegg rejects call for ban on unpaid intership adverts
2 September 2013, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
Minimum wage offenders to be actively named and shamed
23 August 2013, main news

Times logoTimes
I warned City intern not to work too hard, teacher says
21 August 2013, main news

Financial News logoFinancial News
On interns and long hours in the City
21 August 2013, main news

Best logoBest 
New movie The Internship shows how NOT to do work experience – but what should you tell the kids?
4 July 2013

The Guardian logoGuardian
Magazine deputy editor: publisher wants interns to work for free
3 July 2013, Media, Roy Greenslade’s blog

Guido Fawkes logoGuido Fawkes
James Caan hired unpaid intern
7 June 2013

Evening Standard logoEvening Standard
Letters: James Caan, interns and parents
6 June 2013

BBC 5 live logoBBC Radio 5 Live
Wake Up to Money – Graduate Fog mentioned in discussion about HMRC cracking down on unpaid internships
3 June 2013

On Rec logoOnRec
Monster announces it will not support the advertising of unpaid internships
25 April 2013

HR mag logoHR Magazine
Monster announces it will not support advertising of unpaid internships
25 April 2013

Media Digest logoMedia Digest
PR industry one of the worst culprits of intern exploitation
17 April 2013

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
Poundland work scheme ruled “unlawful” – Cait Reilly and Jamieson Wilson win appeal
12 February 2013

The Guardian logoGuardian
Harrods writes cheque for £1,800 after intern worked unpaid for three months
18 December 2012

HIGNFY logoHave I Got News For You (BBC)
Our Tony Blair intern story referenced by Paul Merton in the odd-one-out round
2 November 2012

TIME logoTIME magazine *STAR STORY!*
Has Tony Blair’s office not been paying its interns?
2 November 2012

International Business TimesInternational Business Times
Tony Blair to pay interns after campaign against unpaid work
1 November 2012

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
Tony Blair interns to be paid minimum wage after information passed to HMRC
1 November 2012

The Guardian logoGuardian
Tony Blair’s companies agree to pay interns
1 November 2012

Guido Fawkes logoGuido Fawkes
Blair faces HMRC unpaid interns investigation
31 October 2012

AGR logoAssociation of Graduate Recruiters
Tony Blair’s office could face investigation over use of unpaid interns
31 October 2012

Press TV logoPress TV
Tony Blair’s office exploited interns
31 October 2012

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
Tony Blair office reported to HMRC over unpaid intern
31 October 2012

The Guardian logoGuardian*STAR STORY!*
Tony Blair’s office could face investigation over use of unpaid interns
31 October 2012

Times logoTimes
Blair under fire for not paying interns
27 October 2012, main news

mailonline logoDaily Mail *STAR STORY!*
Multi-millionaire Tony Blair refuses to pay interns working in his office
26 October 2012, main news

Independent logoIndependent
Tony Blair seems more loved almost anywhere in the world than he is in the UK
26 October 2012

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
Tony Blair’s office rejects graduate for unpaid intern job as he can’t afford to work for free
26 October 2012

SWNS logoSouth West News
Tony Blair criticised by graduates for refusing to pay interns… despite being the PM who brought in the minimum wage
26 October 2012

Guido Fawkes logoGuido Fawkes*STAR STORY!*
£20 million-a-year Blair refuses to pay his interns
26 October 2012

Independent logoIndependent
For interns or the young and out of work, E4’s ‘The Work Experience’ made for painful viewing
24 October 2012, Comment

The Guardian logoGuardian*STAR STORY!*
Interns receive payouts after minimum wage petition
19 October 2012, main news

Channel 4 News logoChannel 4 News
C4 Class of 2012 Q&A: How to get a graduate job
18 September 2012

The Guardian logoGuardian
Graduates won’t abandon their principles despite tough job market
22 August 2012, Graduate Careers

Scotsman logoScotsman
Why should the government be paying for interns?
2 August 2012, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
In defence of university careers services
24 July 2012, Guardian Professional – Higher Education Network

Radio 4 logoBBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour *STAR STORY!*
1-hour Graduation Special: Planning Your Career
20 July 2012

Telegraph logoDaily Telegraph
Do graduates need a first-class degree to get a good job?
4 July 2012, main news

Channel 4 News logoChannel 4 News
Small increase in graduate jobs for the class of 2012
4 July 2012

Metro logoMetro
Unpaid interns given a helping hand from Room for Tea project
28 June 2012, ‘Metro in focus’ feature

The Guardian logoGuardian
Now, the Intern Inquiry
18 June 2012, Education round-up

The Guardian logoGuardian
Unpaid X Factor interns receive compensation
7 June 2012, Roy Greenslade’s blog, Media

The Guardian logoGuardian *STAR STORY!*
10 things every graduate should know before they start job hunting
2 June 2012, Money

The Guardian logoGuardian *STAR STORY!*
Miss Selfridge interns finally get paid – a year late
30 May 2012, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
Liberal Democrats admit interns will not receive salary
19 April 2012, main news

mailonline logoDaily Mail
More than a third of graduates stuck in ‘low skilled’ jobs at time of rising unemployment
6 March 2012, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
A third of recent graduates in unskilled jobs
6 March 2012, main news

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
Graduates paid more than school leavers, but still settling for lower-skilled jobs
6 March 2012

The Guardian logoGuardian
Workfare that shames UK plc or a leftwing plot by the job snobs?
28 February 2012, main news

mailonline logoDaily Mail
Shocking truth about graduate unemployment
23 February 2012, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
Boris Johnson hires unpaid interns (third story down)
31 January 2012, Hugh Muir’s Diary

The Guardian logoGuardian
The new rules of graduate jobseeking
4 January 2012, Guardian Careers

Management Today logoManagement Today
Workplace rights: Intern Iniquity
1 January 2012

The Stage logoThe Stage
HMRC to investigate the X Factor over unpaid intern claims
12 December 2011

Digital Spy logoDigital Spy
‘X Factor’ to be investigated by tax officials over claims of unpaid intern use
10 December 2011

The Guardian logoGuardian *STAR STORY!*
X Factor faces investigation into claims of unpaid interns
10 December 2011, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
X Factor relies on unpaid interns
9 December 2011, Roy Greenslade’s Blog

mailonline logoDaily Mail
Fashion giants warned by the taxman: stop abusing your interns or face prison
9 December 2011, main news

mailonline logoDaily Mail
References “are not worth the paper they’re written on”
6 December 2011, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
However it’s dressed up, Vivienne Westwood’s interns need paying
24 November 2011, Hugh Muir’s Diary

The Guardian logoGuardian
HMRC plans crackdown on fashion industry’s unpaid interns
17 November 2011, main news

mailonline logoDaily Mail
Youth unemployment crisis warning: A ‘lost generation’ blighted by debt, depression and self-loathing
17 November 2011, main news

Telegraph logoTelegraph
CBI is caught down and out with the kidz
15 November 2011, City Diary

Huffington Post logoHuffington Post
Meet the Stockholm Syndrome Interns – Working for free, but definitely NOT exploited (they say)
11 November 2011

Channel 4 News logoChannel 4 News *STAR STORY!*
Unpaid internships: Campaigners step up the fightback
3 November 2011

The Guardian logoGuardian
Despair and desperation: the real story of youth unemployment in Britain
2 November 2011

New Scientist logoNew Scientist
Internships under the spotlight
2 November 2011

The Guardian logoGuardian
MPs love unpaid interns
24 October 2011, Education

Personnel Today logoPersonnel Today
Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt criticised for recruiting unpaid interns
24 October 2011

Telegraph logoTelegraph *STAR STORY!*
Cabinet minister under fire after advertising for unpaid interns
24 October 2011, main news

The Guardian logoGuardian
Can online careers advice work?
21 October 2011, Education

The Guardian logoGuardian
Jeremy Hunt recruits unpaid interns (second story down)
20 October 2011, Hugh Muir’s diary

mailonline logoDaily Mail
UK unemployment: Jobless total is the worst for 17 years
12 October 2011, main news

Telegraph logoTelegraph *STAR STORY!*
UK unemployment rockets past 2.5m to reach 17-year high
11 October 2011, main news

mailonline logoDaily Mail
‘Baby bust’ generation: Today’s young will end up 25% worse off than their boomer parents
11 October 2011, main news

BBC World Service logoBBC World Service
Newshour: Are unpaid internships exploitation?
9 October 2011

Observer logoObserver *STAR STORY!*
Young, unpaid and angry: interns go online to campaign for a wage
9 October 2011, main news

Observer logoObserver
No such thing as a free lunch? Tell that to the poor, unpaid intern who cooked it
9 October 2011, Comment is Free

Guardian
Youth joblessness highest since Tories last in power, new figures to reveal
8 October 2011

Guardian
150,000 social care workers paid below legal minimum wage, research reveals
3 October 2011, Main news

Daily Telegraph
Ben Elliot’s work to rule (scroll down to third story)
23 September, Diary page

Financial Times
Internships: ordeal or opportunity?
22 September 2011

HR Magazine
Campaign launched to name and shame employers that don’t pay interns
14 September 2011, main news

Personnel Today
Employees that exploit interns to be named and shamed
13 September 2011, main news

The Guardian *STAR STORY!*
How to make the most of an unpaid internship
10 September 2011, Work section (front page story)

New Scientist
How do I break into oil and gas?
30 August 2011, Graduate section

Daily Mail *STAR STORY!*
1 in 5 graduates is earning less than a school leaver
25 August 2011, main news

Evening Standard
Social networking is now being used to recruit staff
18 July 2011, main news

Guardian
Graduate jobs: advice from the experts
18 July 2011, G2

Guardian
Are the days of the unpaid intern over?
17 July 2011, Work section

Telegraph *STAR STORY!*
Tony Blair comes under fire for hiring unpaid interns
12 July 2011, main news

Daily Mail
You’ve been hired! Fury at BBC for offering jobs as prizes to unemployed in “cruel” gameshow
4 July 2011, main news

Sunday Express *STAR STORY!*
Fury over “cruel” BBC gameshow offering jobs as prizes
3 July 2011, main news – front page

Guardian
Poll: Should major charities offer unpaid internships?
1 July 2011, Guardian Professional

Guardian *STAR STORY!*
Are charities’ unpaid interns really ‘volunteers’?
28 June 2011, Comment is Free *Editor’s Pick*

Independent
Jobless young people – good for a laugh, eh
9 June 2011, Comment piece by Laurie Penny

New Scientist
The new rules of graduation
18 May 2011, Graduate Special

Guardian
Almost one in five British businesses admit using interns as cheap labour
28 April 2011, Money section

Guardian
Job hunting: forget a CV, you need the X Factor
12 December 2010, Work section

Harry’s Place
Harrods too tight to pay their interns
16 November 2010

Guardian
Experts’ view: Rating universities by graduate employment prospects
29 October 2010, Guardian Careers

Guardian
The 1994 Group of universities advertises for unpaid volunteers
21 September 2010, Education section

Harry’s Place
Graduate Slave Labour Required
21 September 2010

Guardian
Get a third? Time to turn on the charm
11 Sep 2010, Work section

Guardian *STAR STORY!*
Internships: Institutional exploitation?
17 Aug 2010, Comment is Free *Editor’s Pick*

Scotsman
Insisting on a particular degree doesn’t guarantee the best person for the job
6 Jul 2010, main news

Scotsman
Dear Sir, Letter writing is a dying art. Faithfully yours
20 Jun 2010, main news

Scotsman
Why finding a job should be a career move for school leavers
16 Jun 2010, main news

Guardian *STAR STORY!*
Home Office cuts internship programme after students apply
15 Jun 2010, Guardian Careers

Guardian
Graduate View: The scrappage of Home Office intern scheme
15 Jun 2010, Guardian Careers

Guardian
Careers Talk
17 May 2010, Guardian Careers (Tanya’s segment starts 10 mins in)

Guardian
50 steps to finding a new job
8 May 2010, Work section

Guardian *STAR STORY!*
Graduates: a problem in four parts
18 Apr 2010, Comment is Free *Editor’s Pick*

And don’t forget…

There was life before Graduate Fog! When this site launched, Tanya and Dude, Where’s my Career? The Guide for Baffled Graduates had already appeared in the Times, the Independent, the Independent again, the Guardian, the Guardian again and the Scotsman.

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