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,...
Are bosses who hire unpaid interns evil or ignorant?

Are bosses who hire unpaid interns evil or ignorant?

NEW STATS RAISE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT EMPLOYERS REALLY KNOW ABOUT THE LAW ON INTERNSHIPS Are bosses who employ unpaid interns evil – or ignorant? That’s the question being asked after a fascinating new research by Monster.co.uk found that the...
Only 3% of graduates are jobless, claim astonishing new stats

Only 3% of graduates are jobless, claim astonishing new stats

AND AVERAGE GRADUATE SALARY IS £24,000 (APPARENTLY) A new survey has claimed that just 3% of people who graduated during the recession were unemployed three and a half years later – and the average graduate salary for those in work is £24,000. But struggling...
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” *...