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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...  

Sexual harassment at work: What is it and what do I need to know?

You might have heard a lot in the news about sexual harassment recently. Unfortunately, sexual harassment at work is quite common. Nearly two in three young women say they have experienced it. Sexual...  

What is the national minimum wage for 18 Year Olds? (Updated for 2018)

You may have heard the term national minimum wage before, but what does it mean exactly? Well, it refers to the minimum hourly wage a worker should be paid. This amount depends on their age and...  

How much is the apprenticeship wage? (Updated for 2018)

One of the first things you’ll want to know before deciding whether an apprenticeship is for you is how much you'll get paid. Most young people think apprentices get less than £200 per...  

What employment rights do I have as a secondary school Student?

As a secondary student working in a Saturday or part-time job, it can be tempting to say "yes" to everything you’re asked to do. However, you should know that as a young person in work, you have...  

What Is Equality In the Workplace?

Entering the world of work can be a pretty exciting but nerve-wracking time. From writing cover letters to job interviews, we’ve covered all the basics of finding work. But what about what...  

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