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Will the Taylor Review help workers in the gig economy?

Matthew Taylor’s review of modern employment practices was published on 11th July. Taylor, a former adviser to Tony Blair, had been appointed by Th...

Banishing food waste

National Youth Committee member Jamie George secured an impressive CWU Annual Conference success by securing unanimous support from delegates for...

18 – 21 year olds face homelessness as Government withdraws housing benefit

From 1st April 2017, changes to the welfare system mean that thousands of young people aged between 18 and 21 will no longer be entitled to claim h...

A State Pension At Age 70: A Real Possibility For Today's Young People

At what age State Pension should be set is a constant topic of discussion for consecutive governments.  The State Pension Age (SPA) for those retir...

Young hit hardest by insecure work and falling pay

Young people’s experience of work has been dominated by the impact of the recession and recent political, social and economic uncertainties followi...

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