Articles tagged "work"

  • money in wallet
    Last updated: 20/03/2012 - 10:16
    News by Rebecca Rutt

    The minimum wage for workers in the UK will rise by 11p to £6.19 an hour in October.

  • Last updated: 15/02/2012 - 11:41
    News by Rebecca Rutt

    UK unemployment rate is now at its highest level since 1995 after the number of unemployed people in the UK rose by 48,000 to 2.67 million between October and December last year.

  • Diploma and mortarboard
    Last updated: 06/02/2012 - 11:39

    University fees are set to rise to £9,000 a year in September. But graduate unemployment is at an all-time high. So is it really worth spending time and money on a degree? We asked two successful businesspeople - one former graduate and one self-taught - for their thoughts.

  • Jobs wanted ad
    Last updated: 16/12/2011 - 11:01

    The outlook for UK employees remains bleak after a job market survey has revealed hiring expectations for 2012 are at lowest levels since the recession began.

  • Job queue
    Last updated: 14/12/2011 - 15:08
    News by Cathy Adams

    UK unemployment rose by 128,000 to 2.64 million people in the three months to October, the highest number since 1994.

  • mortarboard
    Last updated: 16/11/2011 - 12:57
    News by Rebecca Rutt

    Youth unemployment reached a record high in the last quarter, as UK unemployment shot up by 129,000, according to the latest report from the Office for National Statistics.

  • Jobs wanted ad
    Last updated: 14/11/2011 - 13:20
    News by Ruth Jackson

    The UK labour market is facing a steady shrinkage over the coming months, as firms delay recruitment, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

  • Tax magnified
    Last updated: 11/11/2011 - 15:59
    News by Ruth Emery

    Pressure is mounting on the government to scrap the 50% income tax rate, as dozens of the UK's top businessmen send a letter to the chancellor urging for it to be axed to attract entrepreneurs to the country.

  • Women talking over coffee
    Last updated: 25/10/2011 - 11:35
    Article by Rebecca Rutt

    Thinking about earning extra income through direct selling? Here are some steps to success.

  • Workers in office
    Last updated: 10/10/2011 - 12:53
    News by Ruth Jackson

    Jobs are being cut in the public sector at a far higher rate than official projections, according to new research from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.