Hate workfare? You’re an ‘extremist militant’ says the Daily Mail

Hate workfare? You’re an ‘extremist militant’ says the Daily Mail

AND PAPER ATTACKS GUARDIAN REPORTER SHIV MALIK FOR HIS BRILLIANT REPORTING ON THE ISSUE Thousands of decent, law-abiding citizens have today been labelled ‘extremists’  and ‘militants’ in today’s Daily Mail for arguing that a day’s...
Graduates as likely to be jobless as school leavers with just one GCSE

Graduates as likely to be jobless as school leavers with just one GCSE

IN BOTH GROUPS, ONE IN FOUR IS LOOKING FOR WORK A 21-year-old graduate now has the same change of being out of work as a 16-year-old school leaver with one GCSE, according to new stats released today. While the figures are unlikely to cheer job-seeking graduates, we...
It’s WAR! ‘Our unpaid intern schemes are NOT forced labour’, claims government

It’s WAR! ‘Our unpaid intern schemes are NOT forced labour’, claims government

BUT WATERSTONES PULLS OUT OF THE PROGRAMME The government has insisted that its controversial work programme that sees young jobseekers being told to do unpaid internships or risk losing their benefits is NOT promoting forced labour, the Guardian has reported. The...
Poundland intern faces brutal backlash for challenging “forced” labour

Poundland intern faces brutal backlash for challenging “forced” labour

PRESS HOUNDS GRADUATE WHOSE JOB CENTRE MADE HER WORK IN DISCOUNT STORE FOR FREE The geology graduate who is suing the government over an unpaid internship she was “forced” to do at Poundland as part of a government scheme has been savaged by the British...