Work & careers

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‘We had to call the police when one man kicked a wall’: my life as a vet’s nurse in badly behaved Britain
You don’t go into this profession to make money. But try telling that to some pet owners

As told to Lizzie Cernik

28, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘One customer said my colleague looked like a porn star’: my life as a makeup artist in badly behaved Britain
Is the world more hostile than it used to be? In this series, workers reveal their daily struggles, fights and embarrassments. First: a makeup artist

As told to Lizzie Cernik

26, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Britain isn't a nation of slackers – we're on the clock 24/7 and we deserve the 'right to disconnect' | Owen Jones
Imagine your boss being fined for calling you after hours. In some European countries, that’s already a reality, and Labour wants us to follow suit, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones

Owen Jones

24, May, 2023 @11:14 AM

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Staff work in central London offices for 2.3 days a week, study finds
Thinktank warns against wholesale switch to working from home and raises fears over lost productivity in capital

Heather Stewart

23, May, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Approach to tackling violence raises concern among NHS England staff
The Guardian understands that senior managers have been instructing that prosecutions for assaults should be a last resort

David Batty

23, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Work-related suicides should be investigated by watchdog, unions say
Death of headteacher Ruth Perry prompts calls for employers to have to report when workers take own lives

Matthew Weaver

22, May, 2023 @5:33 PM

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AI will take some jobs, but mass unemployment isn't inevitable | Erin Ling
With the right government policies and lifelong learning, we can learn to work alongside AI, says lecturer Erin Ling

Erin Ling

22, May, 2023 @4:45 PM

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People in the UK aged 64 and over: share why you have started working again
We’d like to hear from people in Britain aged 64 plus who have come out of retirement recently and taken up paid work

Guardian community team

22, May, 2023 @10:48 AM

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‘Can I just … rest?’: guilt, the four-day working week and what to do with the fifth day
As support for the four-day working week grows, we wrestle with the culture of achievement and busyness, and feelings of guilt and accountability

Celina Ribeiro

21, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Inflation is on the wane, but a longed-for sharp drop is far from in the bag
Energy bills and a tight labour market continue to cloud predictions of a steep decline by the end of the year

Phillip Inman

20, May, 2023 @11:05 PM

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Young people: is AI affecting your career choices?
We want to hear about how the development of AI is impacting young people’s ideas about work

Guardian community team

16, May, 2023 @3:54 PM

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People in the UK in their 50s and 60s: if you’re working less now, what are you doing instead?
We’re keen to hear what Britons in their 50s and 60s have been doing with their time since they’ve begun working fewer hours, or stopped working completely

Guardian community team

16, May, 2023 @11:39 AM

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