A reel change without losing a frame

Effervescing with pride: it is clear that Linda Pike and her son Spike love their part-time jobs
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Linda Pike passed on the dying art of film projection to her son

Caucasian girl painting on glass
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Paid to advise on the ‘right’ nursery

Wealthy Londoners seek outside help to smooth their infants’ rise

Equine Affinity workshop in Kent. Emma Jacobs takes part in an Equine Affinity workshop at Bedgebury Park, Kent. Picture shows Catherine Bray, Equine Affinity Specialist, with Belle. PHOTOGRAPH BY DANIEL JONES 2015 07815 853503 info@danieljonesphotography.co.uk www.danieljonesphotography.co.uk
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Horses for courses to gee up interactions

An equine away day promises insights into behaviour at work

Kill the passion for work

Talk of passion is best kept for the bedroom

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Young, bright, paying to work overseas

Graduates anxious to stand out in the jobs market are opting for foreign internships

Review: Generation Jobless by Peter Vogel

An optimistic look at a range of solutions to youth unemployment

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Marathon runners make us competitive

The rise of online fundraising has added career-enhancing sponsorship opportunities

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Finding a new life after Westminster

Losing a seat means an abrupt end to a consuming livelihood. What do MPs do next?

The company that is on constant alert

International SOS gives medical help to workers across the world

Marc Goodman photographed near Covent Garden for Biz Life feature. PHOTOGRAPH BY DANIEL JONES 2015 07815 853503 info@danieljonesphotography.co.uk www.danieljonesphotography.co.uk
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Taking on the smart criminals

Marc Goodman identifies the high-tech crimes of the future

Review: The Power of Being Yourself

A promotion of authenticity carries another, harder message

Career advice for the second machine age

Five experts on work trends outline their tips for future-proofing jobs

The case of the vanishing secretary

Administrative jobs are in decline thanks to technology

A poster boy for dogged resilience

Gyr King’s art prints business has faced fire and dizzying change

On a tax avoidance tour of London

ActionAid’s guided walk leaves out the capital’s usual sights of interest

Workers of the gig economy, unite!

Champion of freelancers says a collective identity is key

Blackwell’s weathers storm in a bookshop

CEO would still recommend the trade to his children

Editors-for-hire on Wikipedia

The writers paid to make entries sparkle, dismaying amateurs

When stay-at-home fathers go back to work

Men feel disadvantaged after taking time off to care for their children

Hearing yourself in the machine

The odd world of the people who loaned their voices to Siri


Emma Jacobs
Emma Jacobs' new column Working Lives takes a look at thriving and dying jobs amid the economic downturn. She also writes features and interviews across the paper, including for Weekend and UK news, but with a particular focus on Business Life, exploring business culture and entrepreneurship.

Jacobs has been at the Financial Times since 1999, working on UK news, companies, markets and FT.com.

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