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Tony Blair's Office Reported To Tax Authorities Over Unpaid Interns

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Tony Blair's private office has been reported to tax authorities over its use of unpaid interns, after a graduate revealed he was rejected as he could...

Graduate Rejected For Tony Blair Intern Role As He Couldn't Afford To Work For Free

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A graduate has reportedly been rejected after applying for an unpaid internship at Tony Blair's private office because he cannot afford to work for fr...

Meet the Stockholm Syndrome Interns: Working for Free, but Definitely NOT Exploited (They Say)

Tanya de Grunwald | Posted 11.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Tanya de Grunwald

Nowadays, everybody is "offering experience" - but nobody is willing to put their hand in their pocket and pay for the labour they are gaining. So employers continue to get something for nothing, while the workers get nothing for something very important. If we force vulnerable young workers to accept this new deal, we will all pay a very high price.