UK interns are an inspiration worldwide, says US expert

UK interns are an inspiration worldwide, says US expert

TOP AUTHOR PRAISES YOUR “GUTSINESS” AND ADMITS AMERICANS ARE TOO “SHY” TO NAME AND SHAME THE GUILTY A top author and expert on US internships has praised the “gutsiness” of UK interns and campaigners – in particular our...
Now that’s more like it! Meet the interns who get treated like royalty

Now that’s more like it! Meet the interns who get treated like royalty

GOOGLE INTERNSHIP PAYS £4,000 A MONTH – PLUS FREE HOUSING, FOOD AND GYM MEMBERSHIP UK interns may want to look away now. In America, Google are paying their interns up to £4,000 a month – four times what many UK interns earn. And Microsoft pay some of...
Arts Council warns: Don’t use our site to recruit unpaid interns

Arts Council warns: Don’t use our site to recruit unpaid interns

IF EMPLOYERS KEEP RIPPING OFF YOUNG TALENT “THE ARTS WILL SUFFER” The Arts Council England has posted a fierce warning to employers attempting to use their jobs website to recruit unpaid interns. The organisation has also reminded them: “If we...
Average graduate salary “£29,000” (as long as you’re on a prestigious grad scheme)

Average graduate salary “£29,000” (as long as you’re on a prestigious grad scheme)

GRADUATES IN FINANCE JOBS EARN £45,000 – BUT WHAT ABOUT EVERYONE ELSE? * WANT A NEWER ARTICLE ON AVERAGE GRADUATE SALARIES? PAY GAP WIDENS BETWEEN HIGH- AND LOW-PAID JOBS – AVERAGE GRADUATE SALARY IS NOW ANYWHERE “BETWEEN £80,000 AND £11,000” *...
Think it’s tough being a graduate? Spare a thought for those without a degree

Think it’s tough being a graduate? Spare a thought for those without a degree

AVERAGE UK YOUNG PERSON JOBLESS FOR TWO YEARS BEFORE THEIR 30th BIRTHDAY Now is not an easy time to be a job-seeking graduate – but new figures suggest that things are even bleaker for those who haven’t been to university. The latest figures are...
Been caught exploiting interns? Don’t expect protection for much longer

Been caught exploiting interns? Don’t expect protection for much longer

COMPANIES PROVEN TO HAVE TAKEN ADVANTAGE COULD BE STRIPPED OF RIGHT TO ANONYMITY Current legislation which protects companies found guilty of exploiting interns from being named publicly is being challenged by a politician who thinks they should be stripped of their...