UK Jobs

Meet The Student Funding Her Law Degree By Stripping Online

The Huffington Port UK | Gabriella Rhodes | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A law student from Leeds has managed to fund her whole law degree at a London university, as well as her luxurious lifestyle, by stripping. Vanessa...

Top 6 Part-Time Student Jobs Near You

The Huffington Post UK | Gabriella Rhodes | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

In today's economy - with higher tuition fees, rising rent prices and energy bills - student jobs are a must and a good pay is paramount. However,...

The Pay Squeeze Is Over (But Only If You Got A Bonus)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Politics

The coalition has received a boost from the news that average pay rises have outstripped inflation for the first time in four years in a sign of the s...

How Do You Get Into the Creative Industries?

Paul Stafford | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Paul Stafford

The question 'How do you get into the Creative Industry?' has been asked over and over again, usually around graduation time. I'm sure there are a thousand different answers, but the reality is that there is no hard and fast rule.

Imperial Tobacco Shuts Factory As Brits Shun Cigs

PA | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

Imperial Tobacco is to end cigarette manufacturing in the UK after announcing plans to close its factory in Nottingham with the loss of up to 540 jobs...

Young Brits More Pessimistic Than Those In China, Turkey And India

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Politics

Young people in Britain are much more pessimistic about their future than those in other countries, with barely a fifth (22%) expecting to have a bett...

Why Graduates Should Consider Working For A Start-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Britain has a thriving startup and small business scene with more 140,000 new startups launched this year alone, so why do so many students only consi...

Which Degrees Lead To The Highest Paid Jobs?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Following the tuition fees hike, more and more students are no doubt factoring in graduate wages in deciding what course to study at university. So wh...

8 Tips On How To Land A Job In Cyber Security

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Your career adviser might not be too well versed on cyber security, let alone how to get a job in it. So we spoke to Philippa Melaniphy, Marketing ...

Iain Duncan Smith's New Reforms Are Well Fair if You Ask Me

Charlie Mullins | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

Of course, Labour have been quick to criticise Mr Duncan Smith but the strength of the UK labour market - with record numbers of people in work, accompanied by dramatic falls in the number of the UK's unemployed - is plain evidence that his reforms are having an impact.

More Job Vacancies...But Where Are The Candidates?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics

Businesses are suffering from an increasing shortage of candidates despite the increasing number of job vacancies, in a sign that a "core group" of lo...

The Realities of Retail: 'This Is My Proper Job!'

Nola Chesworth | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nola Chesworth

Working in retail doesn't make you uneducated or unambitious. Just because someone spends their day in a shop rather than an office, a classroom, a courtroom, a hospital, a museum, a library, or a lecture theatre doesn't mean they are incapable of working in any of these places, they have just chosen not to.

Petition Launched To Make DWP Phoneline Get Rid Of Vivaldi Hold Music

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

A brave, intrepid soul has launched a petition the entire nation should back. Ben Golightly has called on the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP...

How To: Make The Most Of Job Fairs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

If you’re at uni or college, you’ve probably come across the phenomenon of a job fair. For the uninitiated, a job fair is essentially a big ge...

Making the Most of Your Assets: How to Use Your Digital Skills to Stand Out From the Crowd

Ann Pickering | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ann Pickering

As the economy shows welcome signs of recovery, Government and businesses are waking up to the fact that digital is a key driving force behind this growth. But, in order to make the most of the digital opportunity, there must be people with the right skills and experience at the heart of our workforce.

The Nation's Favourite Meat Goes From Strength to Strength

Andrew Large | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK
Andrew Large

So there's much more behind the chicken on your plate than you might have realised. The industry will continue to work hard to supply healthy, high quality food at affordable prices. With any luck, we'll be able to report back in a year's time to show an increase in contribution to the Exchequer, but the next time you eat chicken, just remember that you're far from alone and are playing a small part in helping to boost the economy...

Work Is No Laughing Matter. Or Is It?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Any psychologist will tell you that laughter is definitely the best medicine when it comes dealing with anxiety, particularly when it comes to work. ...

This Thinktank Thinks We Should Abolish Minimum Wage For Young People

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

A right-of-centre think tank has been attacked for calling for the national minimum wage to be abolished for apprentices and under-18s. The Institu...

Salaries STILL Not Increasing... Despite More Job Vacancies Around

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK Politics

Job vacancies are growing but salaries have not increased for a year despite renewed confidence in the economy, according to a new report. Employme...

Recruiters, Do You Commit These Seven Deadly Sins?

Jack Kershaw | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK
Jack Kershaw

This week I had a meeting a senior manager who has recently joined his organisation. I asked him what his niggles had been whilst he was searching for a new role. His response was eye opening for me as a recruitment consultancy director.

EU Exit Talk Is 'Anti-Jobs And Anti-Business', Warns Balls

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Politics

Ed Balls has warned that "even talking" of Britain leaving the European Union is "anti-jobs and anti-business" as it would create "huge uncertainty" f...

Over 4 Million Jobs 'Depend On EU Exports'

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics

Exports to European Union countries are worth £211 billion to the British economy and help support 4.2 million UK jobs, according to analysis by an e...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: George Osborne Vs Nick Clegg

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 31 March 2014... 1) GEORGE OSBORNE VS NICK CLEGG The deputy prime minister seems to be fight...

Business Agrees With Nick on the EU: It's About Jobs, Jobs and Jobs

Giles Goodall | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics
Giles Goodall

As we draw closer to the European elections on 22 May, more and more business leaders are speaking out in favour of Britain's membership of the European Union. Not a day seems to go by without another major employer warning of the risks for Britain's jobs and economy of a potential EU exit.

These Figures Just Undermined Osborne's Claims About Getting Britain Working

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne's claim to be "getting Britain working" has been savagely undermined by official figures showing that the number of people out of work ...