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£25m Unite Union Strike Fund

The Unite Union has built a £25m strike fund to help workers who want to strike in future. The largest union in the UK currently pays workers £30 a day if they are striking – eliminating fears for employees worrying about losing earnings due to…

What is the Best Job in the World?

Picture it; you’re laid on a desert island, sipping a cocktail and reflecting on your afternoon of jet skiing. You desperately jot down some notes before heading off to snorkel with some sharks – oh, and did we mention you’re getting paid to do all of this?

UK Unemployment Falls

UK unemployment has fallen by 51, 000. The figures, released by the Office for National Statistics, show a decrease in unemployment to 2.61 million during the three months leading to April. Figures released last month were 2.63 million. The jobless rate is now at 8.2%…

Industry Spotlight: How to Become a Radiographer

Working as a Radiographer can be very rewarding and it offers lots of career progression. But how long does it take to qualify? And how can you stand out from the crowd when applying for jobs?

Ed Lock, currently in his last year of studying for a Radiography Degree, talks to Jobulo. He tells us what it’s like working on the job and shares some career tips.

Average UK Income at a Twenty Year Low

New research suggests that the average income of UK households is decreasing. The research, by the Institute of Fiscal Studies, found a decrease of 3.1% in household incomes during 2010/2011. The research also suggests the decrease is because of the recession. It’s the first drop…

Industry Spotlight: Finding a Job Abroad

Relocating for a job can be very daunting. But it can also offer new career opportunities and experiences. Rebekah Scanlan relocated from the UK to Australia last year when she was offered a role working for a real life magazine. She tells Jobulo about her experience and offers some advice on how to work away from home.

Olympus Set to Cut Jobs

Camera manufacturer Olympus is set to cut 2,700 jobs during the next five years. The Japanese firm lost around £400m last year and is still recovering, despite predicting profits for this year. The new plans are in a bid to cut costs and reduce losses.

New Jobs at Diageo

Diageo, makers of alcoholic beverages like Guinness and Bells Whisky, are set to create nearly 1,000 new jobs in the UK. The news comes after strong whisky sales have seen the company expand rapidly. The company is planning to invest £1bn in Scotch whisky to…