Time to unlock your creativity?
By Margaret Graham.
Bestselling author and creative writing tutor. Writer in Residence Yeovil, UK.
What you need to think about
Accidents at work can be costly and damaging for both the people involved in the incident and the company as a whole.
A great way to travel
A growing number of Australians, New Zealanders, Canadians and Americans are teaching in the UK and mixing adventure with professional development. Julie Blundell from Bluewave International, a recruitment firm specialising in UK teaching jobs, explains what teachers can expect from the experience.
A land of new opportunities
Economic recovery, industrial revitalisation, new industries and large capital investment has transformed Scotland in recent years. Structurally high unemployment in many areas meant people leaving in search of new opportunities; today, they are arriving.
In recent years, unemployment has risen in the UK and this has meant finding a job there has become more difficult. In particular, the financial sector in London and the South-East has been hard hit. However, there is a flexible labour market and demand for skilled workers in many different areas.
An overview of UK employment rights
The employment rights of workers in the UK are very well protected. In fact, they are better protected than the rights of the majority of other workers around the world. Rights are included in statutory laws, passed by the UK parliament. These effectively set out the minimum rights for all UK employees.
Finding a job in the legal field
One of the difficulties of working in the legal profession is that your skills and knowledge, while undoubtedly valuable, need a certain amount of adjusting before you can transfer them to another country’s legal system.
Finding a job after university
Getting a job in IT support
A job in IT support could be just for you if you are currently looking for work or hoping to pursue a journey down a different career route that holds plenty of promise.