The four-week limit: The little legal change every intern needs to know about

The four-week limit: The little legal change every intern needs to know about

HOW ONE TINY TWEAK WILL HAVE A BIG IMPACT FOR YOUNG WORKERS Good news for interns at last! Yesterday, Labour announced it is backing an important proposal which will help to ensure that all internships lasting more than four weeks are automatically paid, if the party...
London internships: Six in 10 paid less than the minimum wage

London internships: Six in 10 paid less than the minimum wage

UK CAPITAL HAS ‘A BIG PROBLEM’ WITH UNPAID INTERNSHIPS, FINDS DAMNING NEW REPORT More than six in 10 London internships are paid less than the minimum wage and unpaid internships are ‘a big problem’ in the capital, according to a damning new...
A London internship will cost you £1,013 a month (to work for FREE)

A London internship will cost you £1,013 a month (to work for FREE)

NEW STATS REVEAL TRUE PRICE OF ‘EXPERIENCE’ * OOH! Our founder Tanya de Grunwald’s views on this story have been quoted by BuzzFeed, the Daily Mail and Channel 4 News! * Thinking of doing a London internship? It will cost you £1,013 a month (on rent...
Only one in 40 new jobs since the recession is for a full-time employee

Only one in 40 new jobs since the recession is for a full-time employee

1.3 MILLION PEOPLE STILL WANT MORE WORK THAN THEY CAN FIND. ARE YOU ONE OF THEM? Only one in every 40 new jobs created since the recession is for a full-time employee – and many workers classed as ‘self-employed’ are only just scratching a living,...
End unpaid internships by 2020? No, end them now

End unpaid internships by 2020? No, end them now

WE DEMAND URGENT ACTION IN FIGHT FOR FAIR PAY FOR YOUNG WORKERS Graduate Fog’s founder has insisted that interns’ fight for fair pay must be a priority – and that a recommendation that unpaid internships should be abolished by 2020 is an insult to...
Time is running out for firms still using unpaid interns

Time is running out for firms still using unpaid interns

SOCIAL MOBILITY WATCHDOG PUSHES FOR OUTRIGHT BAN ON WAGE-FREE PLACEMENTS An influential new report has loaded pressure on employers still using unpaid interns to end the practice immediately. Having unpaid young workers effectively doing real jobs is exploitative,...
Quit making excuses and pay your interns! Our response to THAT BrokeinLondon.com advert

Quit making excuses and pay your interns! Our response to THAT BrokeinLondon.com advert

NO WAGES, NO OFFICE AND NO PROFIT – ARE YOU SURE YOU’RE RUNNING A BUSINESS, GUYS? At Graduate Fog, we see a lot of adverts for unpaid internships. They all make our blood boil – that’s why we’ve named and shamed dozens of employers in the...
Website that attacked Lena Dunham has no right to preach on unpaid work

Website that attacked Lena Dunham has no right to preach on unpaid work

GAWKER FORGETS TO MENTION OWN LAWSUIT FROM FORMER INTERNS Writer and actress Lena Dunham’s has said that all performers on her new book tour will be paid, following an online backlash against initial plans for comedians, singers and musicians to showcase their...
Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say

Christian Dior ‘reception internship’ should pay £22-28k – not minimum wage, expert say

FASHION BRAND OFFERS HALF THE GOING RATE FOR POSITION DESCRIBED * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * A minimum wage ‘reception internship’ advertised by a luxury fashion brand should have paid £22-28,000, according to recruitment experts. Suspicions are growing that...
QUICK! 25% off our book ‘How to Get a Graduate Job in a Recession’

QUICK! 25% off our book ‘How to Get a Graduate Job in a Recession’

THOUSANDS SOLD – NOW ONLY 100 LEFT! Want to find a great graduate job (not another unpaid internship – or minimum wage shop job)? Then we have great news! There’s now a special 25% discount on How to Get a Graduate Job in a Recession, the...