part-time work

The dignity of full-time work

Chris Carter  |  17 February 2017

Labour must transform Britain’s workforce if it is to effectively tackle the challenges of the 21st century, writes Chris Carter The challenges of an ageing population are enormous. Skills shortages, healthcare pressures, squeezed public services are but some of the consequences. Britain is ageing. Fast. One per cent of those born in 1908 survived a full century …

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The government must step up on part-time learning

Ann Limb  |  29 September 2015

My first career was in further education when I made my way from part-time lecturer to FE college principal through the decade covering the mid-1970s to mid-1980s. During this time I worked and studied – earned and learned. Firstly I completed my FE teacher training certificate part-time at Nottingham Trent university then went on to …

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Work in a cold climate

Josephine Bacon  |  16 December 2014

‘My Hermes courier has just called to collect at 16:31. His usual daily 80 to 100 deliveries have increased to nearly 200 already. And this is in the countryside, not in a tightly packed urban area. He was just over halfway through his workload, and he had been out since 9am’. This is a report …

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