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Mock interview seminar for employers

29 Feb 2008

The south Wales Working Well Together Group (WWT) has announced it will be holding a mock "interview under caution" event next month in an effort to help employers with the new corporate manslaughter ...

Employees to get more protection

28 Feb 2008

Businesses which are found to be exploiting their staff will face unlimited fines under new legislation which is to become law this year, providing good news for students in part time jobs. The employ...

Manufacturing job satisfaction high

28 Feb 2008

Students who are doing temporary jobs in manufacturing may be pleased to hear that jobs satisfaction in the sector is higher than any other, according to a new report. Research from Roevin has reveale...

Thousands of construction workers needed

27 Feb 2008

Students who are considering taking on part time work in the construction industry during their holidays could be in luck as the Construction Skills Network has announced that due to projects to ensur...

Employers worried about being sued

26 Feb 2008

Students about to start their graduate jobs may be pleased to hear that almost half of the UK's small firms are scared to discipline their staff for fear of being sued, according to a new report. Rese...

Temporary work bill progresses

25 Feb 2008

Students who are considering getting temporary work during their gap year or during term time may be encouraged by the progression of the controversial bill on rights for agency workers. More than 150...

M&S announces jobs are safe

25 Feb 2008

Marks & Spencer's has said that it will not be cutting any jobs despite falling sales, which could be good news for students with part time jobs at the retailers. The company revealed that over Christ...

Asda announces job boost

22 Feb 2008

Students who are looking for part time jobs around the country will be boosted by the news that Asda is set to open between ten and 12 new stores, creating 9,000 jobs in the process. The supermarket...

Pay rises at 3.5 per cent

22 Feb 2008

Pay rises for 2008 have averaged at 3.5 per cent according to a new report, giving good news to students who are in temporary work during their gap year. IRS, a pay analyst, has revealed that pay rise...

Government challenged over temp work

21 Feb 2008

The TUC general secretary Brendan Barber has called for the government to end its opposition to equal rights for people temporary work. Speaking in Leeds, Barber has claimed that the UK is distancing ...

Employers back temporary work rights

20 Feb 2008

More than one in five employers in the UK believe that people in temporary jobs should be given the same rights as full-time workers from the first day they are at a job, according to new research. Th...

Firm inundated with job applications

19 Feb 2008

Jobseekers have flocked to vacancies at a new Nissan plant in Washington, Wearside, it has emerged.Offering 800 jobs, the car maker has received more than 4,000 applications in two weeks, reports the ...

Many look to undertake extra training

19 Feb 2008

Many Britons would prefer to receive training on their extra week day this leap year, it has emerged.Research from the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) found that around a third of UK workers would w...

Exeter offering summer jobs to students

18 Feb 2008

A scheme operating in Exeter is allowing students to gain experience of the workplace during the summer months by signing them up with local businesses. The arrangement - which pays students £300 per...

Employers 'upbeat' about jobs growth

15 Feb 2008

Opportunities for students to undertake part-time, temporary work placements or full-time jobs are set to continue in 2008, it has been suggested.Monthly tracking research results for the last quarter...

Internships offer advantages

15 Feb 2008

Students have a higher chance of being employed if they have gained work experience through internships and temporary work placements, an expert has suggested.Having such experience in a relevant care...

More jobs for IT sector

14 Feb 2008

A new survey has found a buoyant international IT industry despite fears over the continuing credit crunch.Students looking to move into the technology sector will welcome the report which was conduct...

Temp jobs are a "stepping stone" to work

13 Feb 2008

Temporary positions can help women employees into work, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).Anne Fairweather, the head of the organisation's policy unit, states that "in ma...

IT jobs pay increases

12 Feb 2008

People who work in private sector IT jobs are being paid more than their public sector counterparts, providing good news for students who have part time IT jobs, according to a report. Research from t...

Recruiters told: check health and safety

11 Feb 2008

Employers have been urged to make sure that they are complying with health and safety laws by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). New laws are set to come into force in April whi...

Judge wants temporary work changes

11 Feb 2008

A judge has said that the law which dictates the rights of people who are in temporary work should be reformed. The comments were made by the judge after a landmark case involving an agency workers at...

TUC supports Agency Workers Directive

08 Feb 2008

The Agency Workers Directive, which would give students who work in temporary jobs more rights, has been described as a "huge step forward" in the employment world", by the TUC. Responding to comments...

Not just any part time jobs

07 Feb 2008

Students living in Glasgow who are looking for some part time work and temporary work during term time may be in luck as Marks & Spencer has announced that it is creating 300 new jobs - half of which...

Unite lobbies MPs over temp work

06 Feb 2008

The union Unite has lobbied Parliament today to ask the MPs to get behind the Agency Workers Bill which will give students doing temp work some of the same rights that permanent members of staff enjoy...

HRLA offers bursaries for internships

06 Feb 2008

The Human Rights Lawyers Association (HRLA) has announced that it will be offering five bursaries for law students to fund their internships with human rights organisations.With the deadline for the a...

Most popular interview question revealed

05 Feb 2008

The most popular question that students who are looking to secure temporary jobs will face at interview is about dealing with stress, according to a new report. Research from A&DC has shown that the m...

300,000 to call in sick today

04 Feb 2008

Students who are doing temporary work and have part time jobs may be considering a day off today after it was revealed that today, the first Monday of February, sees more people calling in sick than a...

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