It is an even greater shame that there are still elements in the industry who can exploit someone in this way.
Such a culture might provide a 'realistic' introduction to working, but young people are entitled to certain rights under employment legislation and the legal minimum wage is among them.
It is ironic that in the same issue of the magazine, the 25th anniversary supplement of PRWeek cited Lord Chadlington as someone who was fighting a quarter of a century ago to bring professionalism to the sector. How far have we come?
David Wells, comms director, Wolters Kluwer UK
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