Employment rights | HR Dilemma: Should unpaid internships be banned?

HR Dilemma: Should unpaid internships be banned?

A new report has found that the financial implications of an unpaid internship in London is over £1,000 a month – equating to at least £6,114 for a six-month unpaid placement.

Whilst travel and rent costs in the capital could be to blame, in Manchester, a six-month unpaid placement would cost an unpaid worker a minimum of £4,965 (around £827 a month).

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