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  •   If you are going for a new job, a quick Google search will dish up countless articles telling you how to design and present a killer CV. Choosing a look and feel, and deciding what to keep in and...
    13th May 2015
  •   A growing number of working people, particularly those who have been in the same job or with the same employer for several years, are taking extended periods of leave (usually unpaid) to broaden...
    5th May 2015
  • As reported on this blog, getting on well with colleagues recently topped a poll of reasons to enjoy your job. Today, we turn our attention to striking a good work-life balance which was narrowly...
    5th May 2015
  • Fresh EU figures have this week backed up what we’ve been saying all along about the shameful levels of underemployment  in the UK and the Government’s failure to create decent jobs: The UK comes...
    28th April 2015
  • Did you know over 20,000 people in Britain die every year because of their work? What’s even more shocking is that the vast majority of these deaths are entirely preventable. Every working person...
    28th April 2015
  • Getting on with your co-workers is the number one reason to feel happy at work, according to a new poll published by Barclays. 26% of 2,000 people surveyed said that getting on well with colleagues...
    27th April 2015
  • As working families continue to struggle with low pay and benefit delays, new Trussell Trust figures show that emergency food bank aid in the UK has increased 19% over the last 12 months: 1,084,604...
    24th April 2015
  • If you are in your teens or twenties (or maybe even older), chances are the last thing on your mind is saving for a comfortable old age. But will putting off saving for a pension cost you a small...
    24th April 2015
  • It’s reckoned the average Brit changes employer every three to five years (it’s 4.6 years in the US where they’ve done the number-crunching). Which means most of us will decide to hand in our notice...
    20th April 2015
  • Defending the indefensible, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith is seeking to rebrand the 1.4 million ‘zero hours’ contracts used in the UK, and celebrate them instead as ‘flexible hours’...
    18th April 2015

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