People in their late twenties and early thirties (25-34) are more unhappy about their work-life balance than any other age group, according to a YouGov poll.
Pret A Manger has said it will now pay its 16-18 year old work experience candidates a starting hourly rate after reports it planned to “pay them in sandwiches”.
Apprenticeships are fundamentally about combining working, learning, and earning. For young people this is an attractive combination, and this should be the case for employers too. It’s encouraging to see so many businesses already on board with Apprenticeships – understanding their value and impact – but there are still some that are yet to experience their benefits.
Carpetright has succeeded in engaging over 80 per cent of its employees in online learning within a month of the launch of its new system.
New mums in UK receive just 6 weeks of decently-paid maternity leave, only mothers in Ireland and Slovakia have worse decently-paid entitlement.
PepsiCo is putting graduates’ entrepreneurial skills to the test with the new PepsiCo Go Trendsetter Challenge, an online brand competition that could lead to a position on the company’s Graduate Programme within the Digital and Insights teams. From goji berries to street food, kimchi to the Paleo diet; when it comes to eating, snacking and…
A move towards a model of shared parenting is vital if we are serious about unleashing the economic potential of women. If we want to enable men to be more involved in raising their own children, the stigma of ‘men as carers’ in society or in the workplace needs to end.
People aged 30 and under face working until the age of 70 before they can qualify for a state pension under projections drawn up by two separate reports requested by the Government.
Black male graduates in London are nearly twice as likely to be unemployed as their white counterparts, figures suggest. According to the data from the ONS, in 2016 there was an unemployment rate of 18 per cent for black male graduates aged 16 to 24 in the capital. The rate for their white counterparts was…
92% of SME owners see the latest technology as essential for productivity and SME owners spend almost three hours a week solving IT problems.
The definition of success is different for everyone. For some it’s a lofty title and six-figure salary; for others it’s feeling like they’re making a difference. Others want a fulfilling career alongside the other important things in life: friends, family, and generally having a life outside work.
Uber president Jeff Jones has left the taxi-hailing firm Uber after less than six months in the job.
Nearly two thirds of UK employees experience stress in their jobs, according to research into workplace happiness. Of those who find their roles demanding, nearly one in 10 said their job was very stressful.
The much-disputed Oxford comma has helped a group of dairy drivers in a dispute with a company about overtime pay.
Unemployment is damaging to employees wellbeing regardless of their age, gender, level of education, ethnicity or part of the country in which they live, according to a study by What Works Wellbeing.