Business

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage
Low pay

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage

Unpaid overtime could be pushing your pay below the minimum wage. Here’s how to get what you’re owed.

How to go self-employed: From registering to flourishing
Employment

How to go self-employed: From registering to flourishing

From registering to budgeting and paying taxes, our guide on how to go self-employed is the place to start for striking out on your own.

Homes for Ukraine: Hotel opens doors to refugees after housing rough sleepers in pandemic
Ukraine Crisis

Homes for Ukraine: Hotel opens doors to refugees after housing rough sleepers in pandemic

The Prince Rupert Hotel in Shrewsbury has signed up to take part in the government’s Homes for Ukraine scheme and says it will pass on the £350 payment to refugees.

B Corps: how the future of business is profit with a purpose
Money

B Corps: how the future of business is profit with a purpose

It’s B Corp month – so what is a B Corp and why should we pay attention?
Money

It’s B Corp month – so what is a B Corp and why should we pay attention?

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Dragons’ Den star donates £10,000 to ‘incredible’ social housing activist Kwajo Tweneboa
Social Housing

Dragons’ Den star donates £10,000 to ‘incredible’ social housing activist Kwajo Tweneboa

Four-day work week trial sparks interest from ‘hundreds’ of businesses
Four-day work week

Four-day work week trial sparks interest from ‘hundreds’ of businesses

UK’s first Black bookshop hopes crowdfunder will save it from closure
News

UK’s first Black bookshop hopes crowdfunder will save it from closure

‘Where on earth is the chancellor?’ – hospitality sector in crisis as public told to limit socialising
Business

‘Where on earth is the chancellor?’ – hospitality sector in crisis as public told to limit socialising

Freeports will not save Christmas. Sorry
Business

Freeports will not save Christmas. Sorry

These are officially the best social enterprises in the UK right now
Business

These are officially the best social enterprises in the UK right now

Green business: Four expert tips for making your company sustainable
Sustainability

Green business: Four expert tips for making your company sustainable

Gender pay gap: How to ask what your coworkers are earning and negotiate a raise
Equal pay

Gender pay gap: How to ask what your coworkers are earning and negotiate a raise

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Will Facebook’s rebrand put all the other companies named Meta out of business?
Employment

Will Facebook’s rebrand put all the other companies named Meta out of business?

Wages are rising… but only to what they were in 2009
Employment

Wages are rising… but only to what they were in 2009

What is greenwashing and what can you do about it?
Environment

What is greenwashing and what can you do about it?

‘We need business rates reform not crippling hikes’ trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget
News

‘We need business rates reform not crippling hikes’ trade groups tell Rishi Sunak ahead of Budget

Food shortages: Is Boris Johnson treating the UK like one big Tesco?
News

Food shortages: Is Boris Johnson treating the UK like one big Tesco?

Building back better? Not for the working class
Opinion

Building back better? Not for the working class

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies
Employment

Labour shortage: UK needs 1.1 million people to fill record job vacancies

London buses transformed into healthcare and support hubs for people sleeping rough
Housing

London buses transformed into healthcare and support hubs for people sleeping rough

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Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted
News

Embattled market traders occupy their own units after being evicted

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?
News

£15 minimum wage: Who is calling for it and could it happen?

CO2 crisis: Why you shouldn’t panic buy
News

CO2 crisis: Why you shouldn’t panic buy

Excluded from Covid support: How one missed deadline made a man homeless
Employment

Excluded from Covid support: How one missed deadline made a man homeless

Plans to ‘modernise’ working life will allow employees to request flexibility from day one
Employment

Plans to ‘modernise’ working life will allow employees to request flexibility from day one

Weetabix workers strike over fire and rehire plans to ‘cut £5,000 a year from wages’
Employment

Weetabix workers strike over fire and rehire plans to ‘cut £5,000 a year from wages’

Imperial measurements? What’s really on the government agenda
Politics

Imperial measurements? What’s really on the government agenda

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