Intern exploiters lose their right to anonymity

Intern exploiters lose their right to anonymity

MINIMUM WAGE DODGERS TO BE PUBLICLY NAMED AND SHAMED UNDER NEW RULES ACTIVATED THIS MONTH From now on, employers who fail to pay their interns the national minimum wage (NMW) will be publicly named and shamed, under revamped plans to clamp down on rogue businesses...
Has David Cameron declared war on young jobseekers?

Has David Cameron declared war on young jobseekers?

UNDER-25s TO BE STRIPPED OF HOUSING BENEFIT, AS WELL AS JSA People under 25 will lose their housing benefit unless they are “earning or learning”, David Cameron has announced. That will include graduates who have invested tens of thousands of pounds on...
Graduates on the dole told: Work for your benefits

Graduates on the dole told: Work for your benefits

OSBORNE’S ‘TOUGH LOVE’ RULES WILL END ‘SOMETHING FOR NOTHING’ CULTURE Unemployed people – including job-hunting graduates – have been warned that they will soon have to do community work including litter picking and cleaning...
Are bosses who hire unpaid interns evil or ignorant?

Are bosses who hire unpaid interns evil or ignorant?

NEW STATS RAISE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT EMPLOYERS REALLY KNOW ABOUT THE LAW ON INTERNSHIPS Are bosses who employ unpaid interns evil – or ignorant? That’s the question being asked after a fascinating new research by Monster.co.uk found that the...
Graduate Fog axed from BBC Breakfast as producers lose their nerve on internships

Graduate Fog axed from BBC Breakfast as producers lose their nerve on internships

LAWYERS AND RESEARCHERS BAN US FROM PRESENTING THE BASIC FACTS  Graduate Fog’s founder Tanya de Grunwald was dropped hours before a planned TV appearance on Friday’s BBC Breakfast – after she refused producers’ requests to tell viewers that...
Revealed! What employers REALLY think of your degree

Revealed! What employers REALLY think of your degree

WE DON’T CARE WHERE YOU STUDIED, CLAIM BOSSES Graduate employers have revealed crucial secrets about how they compare candidates’ degrees when assessing which applicants to invite for interview. The good news is that the university you studied at is less...
Born after 1980? Don’t expect to feel the benefits of the economic recovery

Born after 1980? Don’t expect to feel the benefits of the economic recovery

CRITICS HIGHLIGHT “HUGE INEQUALITIES” BETWEEN GENERATIONS’ FINANCES AS ECONOMY PICKS UP (APPARENTLY) Politicians are celebrating as new figures show that the UK economy is recovering – but critics insist that the country’s young people...