Is Simon Cowell hiring unpaid interns AGAIN?

Is Simon Cowell hiring unpaid interns AGAIN?

MUSIC MOGUL’S PEOPLE ASK TO SPEAK TO US “OFF THE RECORD” AFTER TOUTING FOR MULTIPLE “KEEN AS MUSTARD” INTERNS, PAYING EXPENSES ONLY ** ANOTHER GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE ** Simon Cowell has been caught up in another row about his...
Vice claims to be a “champion” of young workers – despite advertising unpaid internship

Vice claims to be a “champion” of young workers – despite advertising unpaid internship

PLACEMENTS “EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL” AT HELPING YOUNG INTO PAID JOBS (AS LONG AS YOU CAN WORK FOR FREE FIRST) The fashion and media empire Vice has proudly claimed that its unpaid “work experience” placements are “extremely successful”...
Hipster media empire Vice recruits “Work experience sales administrator”

Hipster media empire Vice recruits “Work experience sales administrator”

RUPERT MURDOCH’S NEWEST INVESTMENT REPORTED OVER ADVERT FOR UNPAID ROLE Officials have been asked to investigate the style empire Vice, after an advert was posted for a “sharp and savvy” person to work as a “sales administrator – work...
JOY claims unpaid intern advert was posted “without HR sign-off”

JOY claims unpaid intern advert was posted “without HR sign-off”

GIFT STORE REMOVES AD – BUT DOESN’T SAY SORRY The high street gift and clothing store JOY has removed its advert for an expenses-only internship lasting up to 12 months, after claiming was posted on their website “without sign-off from our HR...
Fashion designers under fire as Christmas interns campaign heats up

Fashion designers under fire as Christmas interns campaign heats up

ADVERTS FROM VIVIENNE WESTWOOD, JONATHAN SAUNDERS, JULIEN MACDONALD AND HEIDI KLEIN HANDED TO OFFICIALS Graduate Fog’s “Shame intern Scrooges” campaign today turns on four of fashion’s biggest designers, whose creations are worn by scores of...
Christmas shopping at JOY? Spare a thought for their unpaid interns

Christmas shopping at JOY? Spare a thought for their unpaid interns

GRADUATE FOG KICKS OFF ‘SHAME INTERN SCROOGES’ CAMPAIGN * WANT US TO KEEP YOU UPDATED? LIKE US ON FACEBOOK OR FOLLOW US ON TWITTER! * Have you done your Christmas shopping yet? If not, we suggest you walk straight past JOY – the high street gift and...
9 of the worst unpaid internships in Britain

9 of the worst unpaid internships in Britain

BUZZFEED PUBLISHES SHOCKING LIST Buzzfeed has published a list of the most shocking unpaid internships ever to have been advertised or run in Great Britain – including many examples originally uncovered by Graduate Fog. The shameful collection includes examples...
Graduate Fog in today’s Guardian!

Graduate Fog in today’s Guardian!

FOUNDER TANYA DE GRUNWALD ON HOW INTERNS FOUND THEIR VOICE Graduate Fog founder Tanya de Grunwald has blasted employers who continue to hire interns and pay them less than the minimum wage, in an article she was commissioned to write for the Guardian. She praised the...
At last! New spot-checks and warnings for firms that advertise unpaid internships

At last! New spot-checks and warnings for firms that advertise unpaid internships

BOSSES PROMOTING WAGE-FREE ROLES TO BE WARNED BY HMRC *GRADUATE FOG MENTIONED TODAY ON SKY NEWS!* Officials are to send letters to 200 employers who have recently advertised unpaid internships, as part of the government’s battle to prove to young people that it...