Career Changers – Vol. 14

In 2015, the Association of Accounting Technicians commissioned a study into working lives which showed that 46% of their sample (around 2000 workers) would quit their jobs and occupations and retrain completely. There is no shortage of reasons a person…

by Katherine Stephen
In-work poverty is rising faster than employment

The report on UK poverty published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation  (JRF) this week is stark. Full JRF report is here: https://bit.ly/2rlMw5W   The hard hitting numbers are: More than one in five of our population (22%) are in poverty in…

by Dominic Atkinson
Hang out with all the crowds: Improve your social capital

Last week, Reggie Nelson’s story was reported as one of dream financial success from a council-estate background, thanks to his unusual plan to knock on doors in rich neighbourhoods to ask for the secrets to the residents’ success. It worked:…

by Katherine Stephen
What do nurses actually do?

Nurses are working in challenging times and are facing unprecedented pressures regardless of whether working within our beloved but over-stretched NHS, or the independent sector.   Over the years they have evolved from arranging flowers on the wards, fluffing cotton…

by Debbie Spens
Career Changers – Vol.13

In 2015, the Association of Accounting Technicians commissioned a study into working lives which showed that 46% of their sample (around 2000 workers) would quit their jobs and occupations and retrain completely. There is no shortage of reasons a person…

by Katherine Stephen
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