Poundland steps down as a ‘host’ employer on government’s Work Experience programme, following complaints about bad placements

Poundland steps down as a ‘host’ employer on government’s Work Experience programme, following complaints about bad placements

DISCOUNT STORE ADMITS INVOLVEMENT CEASED IN APRIL – BUT DID THEY JUMP OR WERE THEY PUSHED? * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * Poundland is no longer acting as a ‘host’ employer on the government’s Work Experience programme, Graduate Fog can exclusively...
Pret a Manger internships are outrageous – but politics, media and fashion ones are fine? We’re confused

Pret a Manger internships are outrageous – but politics, media and fashion ones are fine? We’re confused

THE TOPSY-TURVY LOGIC OF PAYING YOUNG PEOPLE FOR THEIR LABOUR An unpaid ‘work experience’ scheme by Pret a Manger was slammed at the weekend – the public backlash was so strong that the sandwich chain was forced to perform a U-turn and pledge that...
Law internships are a “grim” trend, says top judge

Law internships are a “grim” trend, says top judge

NEED FOR UNPAID EXPERIENCE LOCKING POORER GRADUATES OUT OF THE PROFESSION Britain’s top female judge has warned that the growth of unpaid internships is a “grim” and “very gloomy” trend that is undermining efforts to improve diversity in...