Lord Holmes has proposed legislation to outlaw positions "clearly dominated by the well-connected".
'It was incredibly stressful not knowing how I was going to pay for rent or food.'
Photo by Arnel Hasanovic on Unsplash Did you know that there are currently an estimated 10 - 15,000 unpaid internships and
An overwhelming majority of the British public would support a ban on unpaid internships, according to the Social Mobility
This is the predicament in which far too many graduates find themselves, unfortunately.
Starting over in the working world doesn't have to be a daunting experience, in fact if you think of it as 'evolving' rather than changing your career, you might just approach the opportunity with renewed vigour.
State schools have made great progress in equipping the next generation for brighter futures. However, there are still major hurdles for young people in terms of gaining entry to the workplace.
The speaker from the careers event I attended and many others argue all students, whether they're privileged or not, who are hard workers would work overtime and nights if necessary to fund their internship and career progression.
Having invested in Creative Access for three years, the Government now risks damaging its own efforts to get more disadvantaged young people into the creative industries. We're determined not to give up. We're already looking at a new business model that builds on our strengths: providing recruitment services for media companies and training and support services for BAME interns.