WOOP! Living Wage jumps to nearly £10 an hour

WOOP! Living Wage jumps to nearly £10 an hour

BUT GULF WIDENS BETWEEN WAGES OFFERED BY GOOD AND BAD EMPLOYERS The Living Wage has jumped to nearly £10 an hour in some parts of the UK, meaning that graduates working for ‘good’ employers are earning 41% more than those with the same skills who are...
Who’s been hiring unpaid interns? The Ultimate Wall of Shame

Who’s been hiring unpaid interns? The Ultimate Wall of Shame

  FOR THE FULL STORY ON EACH, JUST CLICK THE PICS BELOW New to Graduate Fog? Since 2010, we’ve been naming and shaming the big brands and famous people who have been caught employing or trying to recruit unpaid interns. These are some of our proudest...
Tory MP David Gauke seeks graduate for unpaid six-month “training post”. Hmm…

Tory MP David Gauke seeks graduate for unpaid six-month “training post”. Hmm…

TREASURY OFFICIAL REPORTED TO HIS OWN DEPARTMENT FOR INVESTIGATION * STORY PICKED UP BY GUIDO FAWKES! * A Conservative MP who is also a senior figure at the Treasury has been reported to his own officials at HM Revenue and Customs over a mysterious six-month...
JOY claims unpaid intern advert was posted “without HR sign-off”

JOY claims unpaid intern advert was posted “without HR sign-off”

GIFT STORE REMOVES AD – BUT DOESN’T SAY SORRY The high street gift and clothing store JOY has removed its advert for an expenses-only internship lasting up to 12 months, after claiming was posted on their website “without sign-off from our HR...
Yikes! Unpaid interns aren’t protected against sexual harassment?

Yikes! Unpaid interns aren’t protected against sexual harassment?

MEDIA INTERN DROPS CLAIM WHEN TOLD SHE ISN’T AN “EMPLOYEE” An unpaid intern has been told she cannot bring a sexual harassment claim against her former supervisor, as she is not considered an employee. Although the case happened in the United States,...
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 magazine awards £750 in back pay to intern who DID do real work

NOW magazine awards £750 in back pay to intern who DID do real work

INTERN PACKED CLOTHES IN THE STOCKROOM AND TRAINED HER OWN REPLACEMENT An intern who worked at NOW magazine has been awarded £750 of back pay after signing up for our Justice for Interns campaign. IPC Media, the magazine’s publisher, admitted she had carried out...