Tag : workers

Automation Threatens to Widen North-South Divide

10 months ago / 0 comments

For years, northern industry was at the forefront of England’s economy. From the industrial revolution which traces its roots from Lancashire cotton mills, to coal mining across Yorkshire and the North-East, Britain was powered by Northern workers. That is until technology began to make more and more jobs redundant, and … Read More

Employed and in Poverty – Britain’s New Underbelly

1 year ago / 0 comments

Stephen Armstrong, an investigative journalist, published his book ‘The New Poverty’ this year, in an attempt to document a troubling new trend in Britain: in-work poverty. The Gryphon spoke to him last week as he visisted Sheffield to talk about those who are in employed, yet in poverty in Britain. … Read More

Brexit could save Yorkshire steel

2 years ago / 0 comments

University of Leeds report suggests Brexit could be a game changer for the faltering industry. A report conducted by the Leeds University’s Business School suggests Britain’s departure from the EU could save Yorkshire’s struggling steel industry provided the government adopts a number of new policies.  The findings provide hope for … Read More

Students use sex to pay for degrees

2 years ago / 0 comments

A recent survey has looked into the quirky methods students resort to when their loan isn’t enough. A recent survey carried out by Voucher Codes Pro found that British students are resorting to all sorts of quirky ways to help them raise money to help fund their degree, including the … Read More

Ignorance is Not Bliss: The Below the Belt Truth of Fashion Production

2 years ago / 0 comments

When purchasing the latest trends, on the high street and online, most of us don’t give a second thought as to where exactly the products we buy actually come from. For the majority, involvement in the buying and selling of goods is just another regular activity- whether it be in … Read More