Employment

Exclusive: Sky has ‘food banks’ across call centres for staff who can’t afford essentials
Cost of living crisis

Exclusive: Sky has ‘food banks’ across call centres for staff who can’t afford essentials

Sky says it is simply supporting its employees with the scheme but one worker told The Big Issue it was a “tacit sort of acceptance” that they aren’t paid enough

‘We are understaffed, undervalued and underpaid’: Nurses vote on first national strike over pay
HEALTH

‘We are understaffed, undervalued and underpaid’: Nurses vote on first national strike over pay

More than 300,000 members of the Royal College of Nursing will receive ballot papers on Thursday to vote on the biggest strike in the union’s 106-year history

Children as young as 14 are having to get jobs to provide for their families
Cost of living crisis

Children as young as 14 are having to get jobs to provide for their families

As soaring energy bills and inflation leave households struggling to make ends meet, children as young as 14 are having to provide for their families

What should Liz Truss do in her first 100 days to address the cost of living crisis?
Cost of living crisis

What should Liz Truss do in her first 100 days to address the cost of living crisis?

These people quit their jobs to help neurodivergent adults get the support they need
Activism

These people quit their jobs to help neurodivergent adults get the support they need

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

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

People with experience of homelessness are being given jobs in the NHS to help others
Homelessness

People with experience of homelessness are being given jobs in the NHS to help others

UK heatwave: How to travel safely if you absolutely have to
UK heatwave

UK heatwave: How to travel safely if you absolutely have to

Symeon Brown: What do influencers tell us about the future of work?
Social media

Symeon Brown: What do influencers tell us about the future of work?

What businesses can do to help tackle the cost of living crisis
Cost of living crisis

What businesses can do to help tackle the cost of living crisis

How to write that resignation letter and move on with your career
The Great Resignation

How to write that resignation letter and move on with your career

Cleaners protest at Downing Street over ‘culture of disrespect’ exposed in Sue Gray report
Activism

Cleaners protest at Downing Street over ‘culture of disrespect’ exposed in Sue Gray report

Cleaners to protest outside Downing Street after Sue Gray revelations of ‘repugnant’ treatment
Partygate

Cleaners to protest outside Downing Street after Sue Gray revelations of ‘repugnant’ treatment

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How a stationery company is helping disadvantaged women rediscover their self-worth
Social Justice

How a stationery company is helping disadvantaged women rediscover their self-worth

Disability pay gap sees disabled workers earn £1.93 per hour less than non-disabled employees
Disability pay gap

Disability pay gap sees disabled workers earn £1.93 per hour less than non-disabled employees

Post Office staff to strike over ‘degrading’ real terms pay cut
Strike action

Post Office staff to strike over ‘degrading’ real terms pay cut

Homelessness charity launches ‘pay-it-forward’ café
Homelessness

Homelessness charity launches ‘pay-it-forward’ café

Stats watchdog again warns Boris Johnson to stop misleading parliament over employment figures
Fact check

Stats watchdog again warns Boris Johnson to stop misleading parliament over employment figures

Everything you need to know about green jobs – and how to get one
Green jobs

Everything you need to know about green jobs – and how to get one

Social investment could create ‘36,000 jobs in our most deprived communities’
Social enterprise

Social investment could create ‘36,000 jobs in our most deprived communities’

The Big Issue eBikes scheme set to launch
eBikes

The Big Issue eBikes scheme set to launch

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If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example
Paddy Bettington

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example

‘They disgust me to the core’: Frontline workers react to the Downing Street Christmas party
Partygate

‘They disgust me to the core’: Frontline workers react to the Downing Street Christmas party

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis
Activism

Meet the fashion editor, pig farmer and aircraft engineer who quit to fight the climate crisis

Five graphs that show why the world today is so unfair for young people
Future generations

Five graphs that show why the world today is so unfair for young people