My rights at work

Are internships paid?

An internship is a period of work experience lasting between 1 week and 12 months. You can read more about what an internship is on our dedicated page. In this article, we tackle the question "are internships...  

How to deal with problems at work

Like most areas of life, work has its uphill struggles. Each one of us faces challenges in our professional lives at one time or another. These can be to do with the job itself, the people we work with...  

What to do if you have an employment dispute

Things don’t always go well at work, and sometimes employers and employees can fall out. In situations like this, there are various things that employers and employees can take to resolve the problem....  

Video: What's equality at work?

Equality at work is your right to be treated fairly regardless of gender, race, religion, nationality, age, disability or sexual orientation. When it comes to equality, it's very important to...  

Aged 16-18? Know your rights at work

If you’re over school leaving age but under 18 and in work, you’re known as a young worker. Young workers have their own set of workplace rights. If you’re thinking of getting a part-time...  

What is a trade union and why should I join?

Maybe you’ve heard of trade unions but don’t really know what they are. Unions are an important part of working life – they are there to support you if you feel you’re being treated...  

Sign up to receive careers advice and info about apprenticeships & school leaver jobs.

Sign up now