Employment

How does inflation affect your wage? Use our tool to find out

The spectre of inflation has arisen in 2017, and coupled with poor wage growth is set to impact negatively on workers' living standards.

Autumn Budget 2017: Share scheme win for employees on maternity leave

Friday, 24 November 2017 | News

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has included provisions to increase the Sharesave contribution ‘holiday’ period from six months to twelve months in his Autumn Budget.

Autumn Budget 2017: Modest easing of pressure for UK’s small businesses

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

No VAT threshold cut for country’s 5.5 million small companies.

‘Fifty-somethings’ face unemployment trap

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | News

People in their 50s are more likely than any other age group to be unemployed and find it harder to get a new job than younger workers, according to a new study from the Centre for Ageing Better.

Women and Money: Mind the pension gap

Friday, 10 November 2017 | TV /Video

150,000 workers to receive increased living wage

Monday, 06 November 2017 | News

More than 150,000 workers are to receive a pay boost as the real living wage is increased by at least 30p per hour.

Don’t risk a £100 fine - one week left to file paper tax returns

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 | News

Over one million people who submit paper tax returns have seven days left to send their documents to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).

Student entrepreneurs: How to start a business alongside studying

Thursday, 07 September 2017 | Article

Students have a myriad of things to balance, such as managing their grades and a social life simultaneously. But this doesn’t have to hamper you from launching your own business start-up.

Ask the Experts: "What records should I keep now that I’m self-employed?"

Tuesday, 29 August 2017 | Question and Answer

Assuming your self-employed income will be more than £1,000, the first thing you should do is register with HMRC. You can do this online at Gov.uk/log-infile-self-assessment-tax-return/ register-if-youre-self-employed.

Argos among firms named and shamed for underpaying workers

Thursday, 17 August 2017 | News

Argos has been named and shamed by the government as one of more than 200 employers to underpay their workers.

Fancy working outside? Here are the 10 best paid outdoor jobs

Monday, 14 August 2017 | News

Although the weather this summer has been mixed, many people are happy to brave the British seasons and are being handsomely rewarded for doing so.