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  • Living Wage Week 2016 runs 1 – 7 November. Since July's budget, the Chancellor George Osborne has been keen to promote his rebranded ‘national living wage’ that will peg the legal minimum for paid...
    3rd November 2015
  • Monsoon Accessorize has topped the latest list of 115 companies to be named and shamed for paying workers less than the minimum wage. At the TUC, we’re pleased that the government is continuing to...
    24th October 2015
  • You make it all the way through selection and perform your socks off in the interview. And still you don’t get the job. After the umpteenth rejection, you might be wondering “what do I have to do to...
    19th October 2015
  • If you’re out of work in the UK today, it may take months to find a job. And if you find yourself watching the job market from the sidelines for any extended length of time, you may feel like your...
    12th October 2015
  • The chances are someone in your workplace is directly affected by cancer, either through being ill themselves or through a close relative having the disease. The stats make for sobering reading: ...
    11th October 2015
  • At its most basic, effective time management is a simple but powerful idea. It’s about regarding your time as a precious finite resource that’s as limited as your money in the bank. There’s only so...
    5th October 2015
  • Always the last to leave? Regularly working on weekends? Never have time for lunch? Most of us end up working a few extra hours every now and then, at particularly busy times or ahead of big...
    3rd October 2015
  • What do you consider intrusive surveillance at work? Cameras in the carpark? Timesheets? Monitoring of personal internet time? Your phone calls recorded? Like it or not, monitoring at work is on the...
    29th September 2015
  • You bossed the application process, nailed the interview and now they’re ready to recruit you. There is just one final hurdle to get over – and it might just be the least comfortable and successful...
    25th September 2015
  • If you’ve just been offered what seems to be a plum job, or your very first job, the thought of being a bit choosy at this late stage may be the furthest thing from your mind - but bear with us on...
    8th September 2015

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