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Zero hour contracts – are they worth your hours?

An estimated 883,000 Brits depend on zero hour contracts in as their main source of income according to a research from the Office of National Statistics, does choosing when you work out weigh job security?

University students left feeling robbed

With only one in three students feeling satisfied with the fees they are paying and value they are paying each year, it’s fair to say university students aren’t feeling fulfilled, Safiyah Bennington reports. In 2017, university fees went up by £250 which caused an uproar for students. A Second year student, Alicia Brand, said: ‘Fees went […]

Students have their say on University Vice-Chancellors pay

(Photo Credit: Pexels) A university vice-chancellor was handed more than £800,000 in her final year, including a hefty departure payment, it has been revealed. Charlie Wetton and James Murray report on the story.  An “urgent overhaul” of senior pay at British Universities has been called for by the University and College Union (UCU), following the […]

Minimum alcohol pricing vs. students

(Photo: Alcohol being poured into glass. Credit: Pexels) The Scottish government to  introduce a minimum pricing policy for alcohol drinks, that will take place on 1st May next year, reports Leanne Cresswell. Minimum pricing is targeted on the cheaper but stronger drinks that can be brought in supermarkets and off-licences, such as cheap cider and spirits. With […]