These shocking figures come from an independent survey commissioned by Britain’s largest union Unite, which is tracking thousands of working people’s lives …
Yorkshire workers are being forced to borrow £370 a month to make ends meet.
Further still, a worrying 54 per cent of employed people from our region, who requested extra hours at work in a bid to earn more money, were turned down.
These shocking figures come from an independent survey commissioned by Britain’s largest union Unite, which is tracking thousands of working people’s lives through the economic crisis.
via Yorkshire Evening Post
Our working lives has been extremely affected by our reliance on digital technologies; being constantly “connected” for many means an inability to never switch off!
Technology has transformed the way we live, work and communicate. Some leading neuroscientists are warning that over-dependence on devices like smart phones, tablets and laptops could be having a negative impact on our behaviour.
Tonight Jonathan Maitland asks: is technology taking over our lives?
Been invited to take part in Britain at Work symposium that has been arranged in association with: British Universities Industrial Relations (BUIRA) IR History Group and Oral History Society. It is being held at The Goss Room, Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate (nearest tube: Liverpool Street Station), on Saturday 24 March 2012.
A short film showing how railway track was laid in the days before ‘elf and safety went mad.
An educational movie about jobs available within the railways of Great Britain during the mid/late 1940’s. Covers some of the less glamourous jobs withing the railways including cleaning locomotives, station work and other behind the scenes activities which were the starting point of your career in those days