Want to make a little extra cash over the summer? Sarah Pennells and James Connington are joined by Chris Eccles, founder of Employment4Students, Zoe McMillan from The Student Room and Jo Phelps, founder of Novacroft, to discuss how to go about getting a job for the holidays. The panel discuss how getting work experience during the holidays can really boost your employability for the future, and how to make the most of your job.
Now it's something that over 21 million people in the UK do at least once a year and they don't get paid a penny. What is it? Volunteering. This week is Volunteers' Week where you can find out more about what's involved in volunteering. Volunteering can be anything from getting involved in projects and charities in your neighbourhood to travelling abroad. So, how can you get involved? What are the benefits and how do you work out what type of project to get involved in? Sarah Pennells and our Young Money Champion, Rachael Healey, are joined by Alison Harvie who's the head of communications at Volunteering Matters and by Stefan Watham who's the chief executive of Year Out Group.
If you started university in England in September 2012 or later, you’ll come under the new tuition fees and student loan regime. That means you’re likely to have graduated with tens of thousands of pounds of debt. So how do you start to go about paying that back? Sarah Pennells is joined by our Young Money Champion, James Connington from the Telegraph’s Personal Finance Team, James Seymour from the Complete University Guide and Ani Bailey from NASMA, the National Association of Student Money Advisers, to share tips and advice on how to tackle rising interest rates on hefty student loans.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by our Young Money Champion, Rachael Healy, to talk about pay transparency, and how to know whether you're being paid a fair amount. To help discuss this and share tips, Sarah and Rachael are joined by Charles Cotton, a performance and reward adviser at the Charterd Institute of Personnel and Development, by DeeDee Doke, editor of Recruiter Magazine, and by Robin Williams of rwLaw.
Rachael Healy, Robin Williams, DeeDee Doke, Charles Cotton
Sarah Pennells spoke to Cap Gemini’s Alex Smith-Bingham to discuss young people’s lack of digital skills in the world of work. Sarah will look at how many young people did not have the level of digital skills their company wished for and this could lead them to miss out on future job opportunities. Sarah is also joined by Rachel Healy, this week’s Money Saving Expert. Topics in the programme include how to enrich one’s digital skills, where to find more information, whether any particular schemes offer them and which digital skills are the most sought after. Jordan Daykin, from GripIt Fixings, explains what skills he is looking for in young people from an employer’s perspective.
Sarah Pennells is joined by our Young Money expert Rachael Healy to discuss top tips for writing a CV and to hear advice for job interviews with experts Mildred Talabi, Ruth Scott and Neil Hammond only on Young Money.
Mildred Talabi, Ruth Scott, Neil Hammond, Rachael Healy
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by Young Money Champion Rachel Healy, and on the phone with experts Anna Bowes of Savings Champion and Eesha Mohindra from MoneySavingExpert.com to discuss savings for young people, when to start, the best accounts to have and what to look out for to make the most of your savings, only on Young Money.
Sarah Pennells is joined in the studio by personal finance reporter Katie Morley, and experts from the National Landlords Associate, Generation Rent, Camelot and the Money Advice Service to discuss the renting crisis facing young people.
Katie Morely, Richard Blanco, Seb Klier, Nicholas Donnelly, Nick Hill
Sarah Pennells is joined by financial journalist Nicole Blackmore from the Telegraph, Serve Legal and Milkround to talk about interesting and unusual jobs for students and Gary Terzza, former continuity announcer for Channel 4 about his job.
Nicole Blackmore, Ed Heaver, Elizabeth Hunt, Garry Terzza