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August 2015

Maternity and paternity leave: What you need to know image

Maternity and paternity leave: What you need to know

Not sure what your maternity or paternity leave entitles you to? Legal & General have put together a helpful guide to fill you in on everything you need to know:

How to: Cut the cost of working image

How to: Cut the cost of working

While taking up a job means you’ll have money coming in, often the cost of working takes a substantial amount of your pay check each month. But there are some great ways to cut the costs

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Unfair dismissal versus redundancy

Dealing with redundancy? Here the Money Advice Service talks about what makes a fair redundancy process, and when you may be considered to be a victim of unfair dismissal:

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Pay and benefits for temporary and agency workers

Tempted to start temping? The Money Advice Service explains some of the key things you need to know to get started, and how you get paid as a temporary worker:

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The top courses to help get you hired August 2015

To help you make August a month to remember, here are three of the top courses on reed.co.uk right now:

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Half of British workforce fails to take full annual leave

According to our latest research, more than half of UK workers forgo an average of three days leave each year. So, why aren't we taking our annual leave, and just what effect is it having on our careers?

3 out of 4 students would consider an apprenticeship, but lack the right information image

3 out of 4 students would consider an apprenticeship, but lack the right information

Almost three quarters of students would consider an apprenticeship, yet 80% know little or nothing about them, according to the latest research from QA Apprenticeships.

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A-level results day: What are your options?

For many, results day means finding out whether or not you’ve attained a university place. But for others, there are plenty more choices to consider. So, here are our top tips to help you weigh up the options:

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STAR technique: What you need to know

Never heard of the STAR technique before? Here’s how you can use it to nail your next interview:

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