Employment

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

UK employment suffers sharpest decline since 2015

UK employment suffers sharpest decline since 2015

The number of people in work declined by 58,000 to 32.75 million in the three months to September, new figures show.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Female employment at record high

Female employment at record high

The UK employment rate for women has reached the highest levels on record at 72 per cent, as employment figures continued to strengthen across the board.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Oxford University can retire 'old' staff to boost diversity

Oxford University can retire 'old' staff to boost diversity

Oxford University can retire 'old' staff to boost diversity

Oxford University allowed to force 67-year-old professor to retire in order to boost diversity, a tribunal has ruled.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Two-thirds of Britons think their workload is bad for their health

Two-thirds of Britons think their workload is bad for their health

Two-thirds of Britons think their workload is bad for their health

Two-thirds of Britons think their workload is having a negative effect on their health, a study has found.

New measures set to help more refugees into work

New measures set to help more refugees into work

New measures set to help more refugees into work

New guidelines to help firms employ more refugees are being issued in a bid to help them integrate in the UK and contribute to the economy.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Middle-aged employees earn 13 per cent less than younger peers

Middle-aged employees earn 13 per cent less than younger peers

Middle-aged employees earn 13 per cent less than younger peers

Middle-aged employees are likely to earn almost 13 per cent less than their younger counterparts, a study has found.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Job vacancies increased in run up to original Brexit date, study finds

Job vacancies increased in run up to original Brexit date, study finds

Job vacancies increased in run up to original Brexit date, study finds

Research has found that job vacancies increased in the weeks running up to the original Brexit date of March 29.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Barristers given advice on how to deal with bullying by judges

Barristers given advice on how to deal with bullying by judges

Barristers given advice on how to deal with bullying by judges

Barristers have been given advice on what to do if they are bullied by judges.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

One in three breastfeeding workers have expressed milk in staff toilets

One in three breastfeeding workers have expressed milk in staff toilets

One in three breastfeeding workers have expressed milk in staff toilets

One in three breastfeeding mothers have been forced to use a toilet when they express milk after returning to work, according to a survey.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019

More than a quarter of working Brits admit they are ‘married to their job’, study finds

More than a quarter of working Brits admit they are ‘married to their job’, study finds

More than a quarter of working Brits are ‘married to their job’, study finds

More than a quarter of working Brits admit they are ‘married to their job’, a study has found.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Friday, February 8, 2019

Workers ‘nervous’ to move jobs due to Brexit uncertainty, study finds

Workers ‘nervous’ to move jobs due to Brexit uncertainty, study finds

Workers ‘nervous’ to move jobs due to Brexit uncertainty, study finds

Workers are reluctant to change jobs because of continued uncertainty over Brexit, according to a new report.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Protester

No-deal Brexit will 'knock confidence' but it won't be 'armageddon', says Nick De Bois

Nick De Bois: A no-deal will 'knock confidence' but it won't be 'armageddon'

The former political aide has claimed a no-deal Brexit won't be "the end of the world", but warned it will "knock confidence" in the UK.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Job Centre

Number of people in employment reaches record high at 32.5 million

Number of people in employment reaches record high at 32.5 million

The number of people employed in the UK has reached its highest level since records began, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Women have ‘borne the brunt’ of job losses due to automation, says RSA boss

Ben Dellot, Head of Royal Society of Arts' Future Work Centre has said that women have “borne the brunt” of job losses due to automation and austerity.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Offender

Businesses are 'paying pennies' to offenders, says Prison Officers' Association spokesman

Businesses are 'paying pennies' to offenders, says POA spokesman

A spokesman for the Prison Officers' Association has said he was "concerned" that companies working with offenders were "paying pennies", and not the minimum wage.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Employment falls slightly but numbers in work still at record high

Employment falls slightly but numbers in work still at record high

There were 32.39 million people in a job in the three months to August, a fall of 5,000 on the previous quarter.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

UK unemployment falls by 55,000 as pay grows faster than inflation

UK unemployment falls by 55,000 as pay grows faster than inflation

Employment increased by 3,000 in the three months to July to 32.4 million, giving a rate of 75.5%, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

About 7,000 workers are employed at Nissan's Sunderland site

Nissan announce 'short term reduction' at Sunderland factory

Nissan announce 'short term reduction' at Sunderland factory

No mention of job losses

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Employment is now at the highest level since records began in 1971

Employment hits record high as earnings edge above inflation

Employment hits record high as earnings edge above inflation

Employment increased by 55,000 in the quarter to February to 32.2 million, the highest figure since records began in 1971

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

More than 1,000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap

More than 1,000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap

More than 1,000 companies yet to submit figures on gender pay gap

The Government deadline to submit the figures is tomorrow (April 4)

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Diversity: 'Women don't take on top company jobs because they're too sane', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Diversity: 'Women don't take on top company jobs because they're too sane', Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Nicky Morgan

'Women don't take on top company jobs because they're too sane', says Julia

MP Nicky Morgan is calling on financial services firms to sign a gender diversity pledge

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Employment figures reach record high, despite predictions of doom due to Brexit

UK employment figures reach record high

Employment figures reach record high, despite predictions of doom due to Brexit

There were more than 32.2 million people in employment in the three months to November

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Uber to hear ruling on appeal over employment rights

Uber to hear ruling on appeal over employment rights

Uber to hear ruling on appeal over employment rights

The company will hear the result of the appeal lodged after two drivers won a landmark ruling last year

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Most 'sexist' city in the UK revealed as Chester, research says

Most 'sexist' city in the UK revealed as Chester, research says

Most 'sexist' city in the UK revealed as Chester, research says

Jobs site Adzuna claims Chester has the biggest gender pay gap of all UK cities