Articles by Ruth Cornish

Would HMRC penalise my son?

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 | Question and Answer

It certainly sounds as if your son’s employer needs to prioritise engaging the services of an HR and payroll consultancy.

Can my employer take me off its death in service scheme when I’m 65?

Friday, 21 September 2018 | Question and Answer

Yes, they are.

Does my daughter’s career matter as much as my son’s?

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | Article

Our children are born equal. We have the same hopes and dreams for them. However, many parents probably wouldn’t admit that their expectations for their children are different according to their genders.

10 top jobs that weren't around 10 years ago

Monday, 27 July 2015 | Article

It could be that early work experience in these areas will benefit young people greatly.

Prepare your child for the working world

Monday, 27 July 2015 | Article

In 1980, 10% of young people went to university. Today, more than 40% do and being a graduate isn't the success ticket it used to be. A strong degree is no longer enough to guarantee employment, let alone a career.

Your work problems solved

Monday, 16 February 2015 | Article

Q: I graduated from a red-brick university 12 years ago with a good degree, speak three languages and had initially worked my way up in a charity, only to be signed off with stress when I hit a medium level of...

How stay-at-home parents can find a job

Monday, 01 December 2014 | Article

It is still the case that the majority of parents who take the lead on childcare are women – but this is starting to alter.

How to get a job in retail management

Thursday, 09 October 2014 | News

The retail sector is the UK's largest private sector employer and, in 2013, UK retail sales alone were more than £321 billion.

How to have a career in law

Friday, 15 August 2014 | Article

The legal profession has been around a long time and is a core and fundamental part of civilised society as we know it. It's a profession that is both respected and loathed.

Get a career in finance

Thursday, 17 July 2014 | Article

Finance is not just for those who are good at numbers. I began my HR career in graduate recruitment and development while working for an accountancy firm in the City.