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Past articles by Evie:

March 15 strike: From tube drivers to teachers, who’s on strike on Wednesday?

On March 15's Budget Day tube workers, teachers, university staff, junior doctors and more will all go on strike to demand higher pay → Read More

Workers take inspiration from UK trial to demand a four-day week

Working people have had to fight for their free time for centuries, could a four-day week be next on the agenda? → Read More

5 reasons a four-day working week is the future, according to the largest ever trial

The results are in on the biggest ever trial of the four-day working week, with far-reaching effects on wellbeing, sickness and caring → Read More

‘Sometimes coercive control looks like love’: Teens must be taught about domestic abuse, say activists

“This Valentine’s Day, let’s learn about coercive control” read the card delivered to 10 Downing Street by domestic abuse campaigners → Read More

What is flexible working and how can you ask for it?

Flexible working is much more than working from home. Here's how you can ask for it and why the government plans to make it the default → Read More

Britain on strike: Have we reached boiling point?

As nurses, ambulance workers, train drivers, university staff and teachers continue to strike, when will the battle end? → Read More

How all men can join the fight to end violence against women

Not all men commit violence against women, but all men can help prevent and address it. Here's how to take a stand → Read More

Strike dates 2023: From train drivers to Border Force, here are the dates to know

These are the strike dates for nurses, ambulance workers, teachers, train drivers and Border Force workers this February and March 2023 → Read More

Britain on strike: The biggest walkout in a decade in pictures

Teachers, university staff, civil servants and train drivers have joined coordinated strike action for the biggest walkout in a decade → Read More

Amazon workers stage first formal UK strike calling on Jeff Bezos to share the wealth

Warehouse workers in Coventry are “making history” to become the first Amazon employees in the UK to take official strike action. → Read More

‘I see my father in them’: How one small tea shop plans to empower 1,260 refugees

Refugees in Britain often face an uphill battle to come off benefits and find stable employment. Nemi Teas is one project making a difference → Read More

Why is inflation so high in the UK?

Inflation remains at high levels. Here's all you need to know about why, how is it calculated, and what the government can do about it → Read More

Working temperature: When is it too cold to work?

As the temperature drops, you might be wondering what it means when it comes to going to work. Here's what you need to know → Read More

Unions are coordinating for the biggest strike day yet on February 1. Here’s what you need to know

February 1 is set to see 480,000 plus workers strike in "the most important coordinated walkout for a century". Here's what you need to know → Read More

Rising unemployment spurs calls for more support for jobseekers

UK unemployment rose in the last few months of 2022 despite more than one million vacancies across the country, the latest statistics reveal → Read More

What do disability rights experts make of government plans to boost employment?

Reported plans to reform disability benefits to get more people into work do not go far enough, campaigners have said → Read More

6 insider tips from career coaches to boost your job hunt for 2023

Career coaches help you figure out the career you want and how to get it - these are their insider tips to get the job you want in 2023 → Read More

Unions pledge to fight Rishi Sunak's new laws that 'completely undermine the purpose of striking'

Faced with ballooning industrial action, Rishi Sunak has unveiled plans to make striking for better pay and conditions futile → Read More

Energy costs leave millions living in ‘Dickensian conditions’ over Christmas

Millions of people are spending the festive period in homes described as "Dickensian" due to unaffordable energy bills, new figures reveal → Read More

Monty Python’s silly walks recommended by doctors to stay healthy

Monty Python's Ministry of Silly Walks was taken very seriously by researchers to find out whether inefficient walking might be good for you → Read More