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Expert advice: How to start a community business in 5 steps
Career advice

Expert advice: How to start a community business in 5 steps

Looking for an alternative career that makes you your own boss but also gives you purpose? A community business could be for you, explains Power to Change.

What is my right to strike?
Right to strike

What is my right to strike?

If you’re one of the 6.5 million Brits who are members of a trade union, you might be considering voting for industrial action. Here’s what you need to know about your right to strike.

Employee rights in the UK 2022: Everything you need to know
Know your rights

Employee rights in the UK 2022: Everything you need to know

It’s become more important than ever to know your rights at work – from hours and wages to holiday and dismissal. The Big Issue answers the big questions.

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

How to talk to children about money during the cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling
Cost of living crisis

Five ways the cost of living is rising – and how to get help if you’re struggling

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Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?
Employment

Working temperature: When is it too hot to work?

Holiday activities: Make this handy harmonica
Summer survival guide

Holiday activities: Make this handy harmonica

Here’s what anyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint
Climate change

Here’s what anyone can do to reduce their carbon footprint

How to get a job with a criminal record: From applying to sharing your conviction
Jobs advice

How to get a job with a criminal record: From applying to sharing your conviction

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays
Summer survival guide

How supermarkets are helping families over the summer holidays

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent
Summer survival guide

Louise Pentland’s top 5 tips for surviving the summer holidays as a parent

These are the charities that collect furniture from your home to help those in need
Activism

These are the charities that collect furniture from your home to help those in need

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis
Summer survival guide

The Big Issue’s Summer Survival Guide: Helping families through the holidays in a cost of living crisis

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Jobs for school leavers: How traineeships and apprenticeships can start your career
Careers advice

Jobs for school leavers: How traineeships and apprenticeships can start your career

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?
Homelessness

How can I help homeless people during a UK heatwave?

How to find an affordable holiday club for the summer break
Summer holidays

How to find an affordable holiday club for the summer break

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?
Free school meals

Will free school meals and vouchers be offered over the summer holidays?

Your guide to the zero waste movement – and how you can get started
Zero waste

Your guide to the zero waste movement – and how you can get started

What job should I do? How to build a career on your unique strengths
Careers advice

What job should I do? How to build a career on your unique strengths

How to join a union
Trade unions

How to join a union

What are homeless hostels?
Homelessness

What are homeless hostels?

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Top eco-friendly essentials for festival go-ers
Glastonbury

Top eco-friendly essentials for festival go-ers

What should you do if you see a homeless person?
Activism

What should you do if you see a homeless person?

How we can prevent ocean plastic pollution by improving UK recycling systems
World Oceans Day

How we can prevent ocean plastic pollution by improving UK recycling systems

How to find out if your home is likely to flood – and what help you can get
Flooding

How to find out if your home is likely to flood – and what help you can get

How to express yourself if you want others to cooperate with you – new research
Collective action

How to express yourself if you want others to cooperate with you – new research

How to write that resignation letter and move on with your career
The Great Resignation

How to write that resignation letter and move on with your career

Child benefit: Why your payment has been reduced ahead of the Queen’s Jubilee
Welfare system

Child benefit: Why your payment has been reduced ahead of the Queen’s Jubilee

How to keep cooking and hot water costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill
Cost of living crisis

How to keep cooking and hot water costs down if the energy crisis has increased your bill

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage
Low pay

Asked to do unpaid overtime? That’s wage theft and it could be pushing your pay below minimum wage

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions
Cost of living crisis

Cost of living: Why you should check if you’re eligible for free prescriptions

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK
LGBTQ+

Here are the charities leading the fight against LGBTQ+ homelessness in the UK

The sexist traditions of ‘office housework’ – and how to end them
Workplace sexism

The sexist traditions of ‘office housework’ – and how to end them

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