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...
Interns! What is the rudest thing an employer has ever said to you?

Interns! What is the rudest thing an employer has ever said to you?

ONLY ‘MEDIOCRE’ GRADUATES WOULD QUESTION THE VALUE OF UNPAID INTERNSHIPS, SAYS EDINBURGH BOSS Do some bosses feel it’s their human right to hire unpaid staff? Like many people, we were shocked by the story about Casa Morada, the Edinburgh interior...
Sorry, National Trust – but WTF is a “Cider and Apple Internship”?

Sorry, National Trust – but WTF is a “Cider and Apple Internship”?

A JUICY OPPORTUNITY – OR ROTTEN TO THE CORE? The National Trust has advertised for a ‘Cider and Apple Intern’ to ‘volunteer’ for a ‘suggested time commitment’ of 24 hours a week for three months, to help co-ordinate the apple...
Fair internship campaigners are “misguided,” claims Labour MP

Fair internship campaigners are “misguided,” claims Labour MP

DINOSAUR POLITICIAN DISPLAYS OUT-DATED THINKING A Labour politician has exhibited shockingly flawed logic and out-dated arguments on the issue of unpaid internships by claiming that those who campaign for a fairer deal young workers are “misguided” –...
At last! New spot-checks and warnings for firms that advertise unpaid internships

At last! New spot-checks and warnings for firms that advertise unpaid internships

BOSSES PROMOTING WAGE-FREE ROLES TO BE WARNED BY HMRC *GRADUATE FOG MENTIONED TODAY ON SKY NEWS!* Officials are to send letters to 200 employers who have recently advertised unpaid internships, as part of the government’s battle to prove to young people that it...