Graduates among those hit hardest by zero-hours contract boom

Graduates among those hit hardest by zero-hours contract boom

UNDER-25s ACCOUNT FOR TWO THIRDS OF LATEST RISE A new boom  in the number of people depending on a zero-hours contract for their main job has hit young workers hardest, according to new research. This includes many graduates doing “stop-gap” jobs –...
Zero-hours contracts give workers “choice” and “flexibility”, bosses claim

Zero-hours contracts give workers “choice” and “flexibility”, bosses claim

BUT CAMPAIGNERS INSIST THEY EXPLOIT VULNERABLE, LOW-PAID STAFF * UPDATE: 25 JUNE 2014 * Business secretary Vince Cable has today moved to ban ‘exclusivity’ clauses in zero-hours contracts, which have tied desperate workers to one employer, even when that...
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...