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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

Since the early 2000s, the disparities between young and old on housing, employment and health have been getting wider.

What is the 4 day working week and why are UK campaigners calling for it?
Four day week

What is the 4 day working week and why are UK campaigners calling for it?

Calls for a 4 day working week to boost workers and the planet have grown louder since the Covid-19 pandemic forced greater flexibility on most. Here’s everything you need to know

What is a right to disconnect and does the UK need one after Covid?
Right to disconnect

What is a right to disconnect and does the UK need one after Covid?

Working from home has blurred the lines between home life and office life during the pandemic and led to calls for a right to disconnect from emails and work problems to improve wellbeing

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech
Politics

Sunak announces support for working universal credit claimants in Budget speech

Fire and rehire: Government blocks bill to protect workers
Employment

Fire and rehire: Government blocks bill to protect workers

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Want to know what career is right for you? These TikTok day-in-the-life videos are here to inspire you
Employment

Want to know what career is right for you? These TikTok day-in-the-life videos are here to inspire you

Restaurants banned from keeping tips as government admits minimum wage is not enough
Employment

Restaurants banned from keeping tips as government admits minimum wage is not enough

Record vacancies show Covid jobs boost but some still face ‘tricky autumn’
Employment

Record vacancies show Covid jobs boost but some still face ‘tricky autumn’

Those in so-called ‘dead-end jobs’ value their work – so should society
Opinion

Those in so-called ‘dead-end jobs’ value their work – so should society

Lorry drivers and nurses offered thousands in bonuses amid staffing crisis
Employment

Lorry drivers and nurses offered thousands in bonuses amid staffing crisis

What is hybrid working? Is it the future?
Employment

What is hybrid working? Is it the future?

Sick pay isn’t working… and the ‘pingdemic’ proves it
Opinion

Sick pay isn’t working… and the ‘pingdemic’ proves it

‘Eye-watering’ childcare costs could force parents out of work this summer
Social Justice

‘Eye-watering’ childcare costs could force parents out of work this summer

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UK facing ‘recruitment crisis’ with two job seekers for each vacancy
Employment

UK facing ‘recruitment crisis’ with two job seekers for each vacancy

Barry Gardiner: Why legislation is needed to crack down on fire and rehire
Opinion

Barry Gardiner: Why legislation is needed to crack down on fire and rehire

The Covid-19 pandemic has deepened existing inequalities among workers
Opinion

The Covid-19 pandemic has deepened existing inequalities among workers

Youth unemployment at ‘critical moment’ as job market shows recovery signs
Employment

Youth unemployment at ‘critical moment’ as job market shows recovery signs

UK workers in ‘routine’ jobs denied same access to training as ‘higher’ roles
Employment

UK workers in ‘routine’ jobs denied same access to training as ‘higher’ roles

3 ways the new workers’ rights watchdog can be a force for good post-Covid
Employment

3 ways the new workers’ rights watchdog can be a force for good post-Covid

‘Re-skilling has to be top priority’ for Government training plan
Employment

‘Re-skilling has to be top priority’ for Government training plan

‘A living nightmare’: British Gas workers strike over ‘fire and rehire’ plans
Employment

‘A living nightmare’: British Gas workers strike over ‘fire and rehire’ plans

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The future of work is changing at this ‘profound moment’, say charities
Employment

The future of work is changing at this ‘profound moment’, say charities

Nearly two million jobs could be lost under Job Support Scheme
Employment

Nearly two million jobs could be lost under Job Support Scheme

David Graeber: ‘To save the world, we’re going to have to stop working’
Opinion

David Graeber: ‘To save the world, we’re going to have to stop working’

Ken Loach: “This is not an accident. This is capitalism working.”
Film

Ken Loach: “This is not an accident. This is capitalism working.”

Zero-hour contracts now in decline, ONS figures indicate
Employment

Zero-hour contracts now in decline, ONS figures indicate

Taylor review into the gig economy dismissed as ‘feeble’
Employment

Taylor review into the gig economy dismissed as ‘feeble’

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