Zero Hour Contracts and Autism Spectrum Conditions: Far From Easy Bedfellows

Like loading a ZX Spectrum game in a Commodore 64 Datasette? Probably.

As the sub header implies, the above notion is impossible. Though both 8 bit computers used the same type of compact cassette, both have different processors and interfaces for loading tapes. Continue reading “Zero Hour Contracts and Autism Spectrum Conditions: Far From Easy Bedfellows”

Zero Hour Contracts: A Luxury We Cannot Afford?

False economics or a more flexible alternative to fixed hours? East of the M60 on the controversial practice of zero hour contracts

In the early 1990s, I used to trudge the streets of Dukinfield each morning with a dayglo orange bag. I would rise at 6am before school and deliver in all weathers The Guardian, The Sun, Daily Mail and the like, and sometimes the odd magazine. My round covered Pickford Lane, Russell Street and Chapel Street and one I had from November 1992 to May 1995. Continue reading “Zero Hour Contracts: A Luxury We Cannot Afford?”