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Accountancy voted the best job in the world

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 | News

Accountants have the best job in the world, despite their reputation for being dull number-crunchers, according to a survey of 60 professions by insurer LV=.

Making money' main motivation for entrepreneurs

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 | News

The main reason for starting a business is to make money, and more than a third (37%) of budding entrepreneurs believe they would make more money running their own business than in traditional employment.

Are you too ill to work? What are your rights?

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 | Article

It is bad enough being too sick to work, but fears about losing your job can only add to the stress.

More young women stuck in low-paid jobs

Friday, 01 November 2013 | News

Three times more young women are trapped in low-paid jobs than 20 years ago, according to new research.

Is this the best or worst job ad ever?

Thursday, 10 October 2013 | News

Job advertisements are not usually interesting or exciting enough to make the news, but a London PR firm's advert for a senior account manager role has bucked the trend – in style.

Benefit claimants will have to work

Monday, 30 September 2013 | News

The long-term unemployed will have to work in order to claim benefits under the new Help to Work scheme, Chancellor George Osborne announced.

Costs of work take 12% bite out of wages

Friday, 27 September 2013 | News

UK workers are forking out 12% of their annual take-home pay on costs incurred by their jobs, according to research by Santander.

Employee benefits you may be entitled to

Thursday, 12 September 2013 | Article

As the old adage goes, there's no such thing as a free lunch.

Switch careers in your 40s and 50s

Thursday, 12 September 2013 | Article

The figures make for startling reading: unemployed people over 50 are less likely than any other age group to find work in the next year, according to think tank Policy Exchange.

Male bonuses are double that of women

Tuesday, 20 August 2013 | News

Men are earning double what women earn in bonuses, according to a controversial new study that indicates the gender pay gap is as wide as ever.