Black graduates earn 23% less than their white friends

Black graduates earn 23% less than their white friends

SHOCKING NEW REPORT REVEALS “MASSIVE PAY GAP” BETWEEN WHITE GRADUATES AND THEIR ETHNIC MINORITY FRIENDS Yes, this is the UK – and yes, this is 2016. Yet shocking new research has revealed a “massive pay gap” between the UK’s white...
Can’t find a graduate job? Perhaps you’re just not posh enough

Can’t find a graduate job? Perhaps you’re just not posh enough

IT’S OFFICIAL: TOP FIRMS FAVOUR ‘POLISHED’ APPLICANTS FROM PRIVILEGED BACKGROUNDS (EVEN IF THEY’RE LESS CLEVER) The UK’s top employers have been slammed for sidelining the UK’s bright working class applicants in favour of more...
Want more diversity, Hollywood? Stop auctioning your internships for £30,000!

Want more diversity, Hollywood? Stop auctioning your internships for £30,000!

THE WEINSTEIN COMPANY “DONATES” THREE-MONTH “RARE OPPORTUNITY” * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE! * * OOH! OUR STORY PICKED UP BY THE GUARDIAN, RAW STORY AND THE INDEPENDENT! * An unpaid Hollywood internship at a major movie studio is being auctioned...
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...
Are all unpaid interns really ‘rich’? Not in our experience

Are all unpaid interns really ‘rich’? Not in our experience

MOST ARE SKINT – AND INACCURATE STEREOTYPES OBSCURE THE TRUE VILLAINS IN TODAY’S JOB MARKET: THE EMPLOYERS WHO EXPLOIT YOUNG WORKERS According to much of the mainstream press, it’s a fact that you have to be ‘rich’ (or even...
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,...
Half of 20-24s still live with their parents. Do you?

Half of 20-24s still live with their parents. Do you?

“CLIPPED-WING GENERATION” CAN’T AFFORD TO MOVE OUT Almost half of Great Britain’s 20- to 24-year-olds are still living with their mum and dad, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics. Are you one of them? Campbell Robb,...