Employment

Do you need to go to university?

Monday, 06 February 2012 | Article

YES: GOING TO UNI PREPARES YOU FOR WORK BY CAROLINE KENDAL

Pros and cons of working beyond 65

Monday, 12 December 2011 | Article

People are living longer, pension pots and annuity rates are shrinking - and many older workers are realising that retirement is a luxury they cannot afford.

Fifth of graduates earn less than A Level students

Thursday, 25 August 2011 | News

A significant proportion of university graduates are on lower salaries than those who have just completed A Level or equivalent qualifications.

More high-income earners relying on overdrafts

Wednesday, 17 August 2011 | News

The soaring cost of living has caused a 100% increase in overdraft borrowing among wealthy families, according to Experian.

Budget 2011: Budget promises more youth apprenticeships

Wednesday, 23 March 2011 | Article

The government will spend £180 million funding up to 50,000 new apprenticeship places to try and tackle growing youth unemployment, the chancellor said today.

Would your child do better learning at home?

Wednesday, 16 March 2011 | Article

Every day Juliana, nearly five, gets up and doesn't get ready for school. No uniform to put on, no packed lunch to pick up, and no scrunched-up school forms to fish out of her schoolbag for mum or dad to sign.

Unemployment rises again

Thursday, 17 February 2011 | News

Unemployment rose by 44,000 to nearly 2.5 million in the last three months of 2010, according to the latest report from the Office for National Statistics.

10 tips on how to bag a graduate job

Thursday, 27 January 2011 | Article

The number of graduate vacancies has risen sharply, with one in five not finding work within six months of graduation. Nathalie Bonney looks at how you can up your chances.

UK unemployment rises again

Wednesday, 19 January 2011 | News

The UK unemployment rate increased 0.2% in the three months to November 2010, to take the rate up to 7.9%, according to the Office for National Statistics.
 

Starting your own business

Friday, 26 November 2010 | TV /Video

The coalition government's spending review warned that job losses were inevitable – making the threat of redundancy all the more real for many of us.