A recent survey has reported that poor internet provision was the biggest hurdle to working remotely. As technology advances so does the ability to apply a more flexible approach to the workforce. So is bad broadband holding us back?
As students, we’re told that work experience is expected of us upon graduating, but how can we ensure those experiences are worthwhile? (more on work experience…)
A ban on mobile roaming charges in the EU comes into force on 15 June. The new ‘Roam at Home’ rules should bring savings for consumers and businesses alike. But it’s not quite a blanket ban. So will you benefit from the new rules?
People looking for work could be easy prey for scammers. Keith Rosser from SAFERjobs joins us as a guest author to tell us more about employment scams.
(more about job scams…)
We’ve all experienced a terrible train journey with no seats and rammed aisles. Is this just due to more commuters, or is it because the UK’s train design is stuck in the 1970s?
What were your reasons for attending uni – or choosing not to go as the case may be? Our latest research shows that university applicants are overwhelmingly driven by graduate employment prospects.
Our Conversation on the cost of travel prompted some great comments – from the standard of service to the need to commute into central London and similar cities. So we’ve rounded up some of your best bits…
Many of us are having to work for longer to deal with the pressure our finances are under. But if changes to the pension markets don’t work for consumers, our plans for the future could be put on hold even further.
As the government unveils its proposed changes to the pensions market – which includes a cap on fees – we take a look to see what more can be done to help savers get the most from their pension pots.
We’ve got something to celebrate, as pensions minister Steve Webb has announced a ban on consultancy charges for auto-enrolment pension schemes. But our work doesn’t end here…
No commuting to and from the office and creature comforts to hand – on the face of it there’s a lot to like about working from home. But which jobs allow such a lifestyle? What are the pros and cons to self-employment?
No matter what industry you work in, it’s fair to say that our jobs take up a considerable amount of our time and energy. But did you know that they also take up a considerable amount of our monthly outgoings?
How many times have you worked through your lunch break, or been sat at your desk long after hours for no extra pay? Well – today you have an excuse not to, as national ‘Go Home On Time Day’ is launched.
A new report by Age UK has called for businesses to offer flexible working – the lack of which it says is preventing many older people from staying in the workforce. Would flexible working entice you to stick with your job?