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Disabled men and those from minorities more likely to do low paid 'female' jobs

Disabled men and those from minorities more likely to do low paid 'female' jobs

Men who are disabled and from an ethnic minority are significantly more likely to do jobs traditionally associated with women, according to new research.…

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50% of firms plan to expand in 2015

50% of firms plan to expand in 2015

One half of British businesses are planning to expand their workforce in 2015, with jobs projected to be created in all UK regions, and permanent jobs outstripping temporary work, according to a new survey.…

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UK lesbians earn more than heterosexual women, says report

UK lesbians earn more than heterosexual women, says report

Lesbian employees in the UK earned 8% more than heterosexual women, with the gap increasing to 11% in Germany and 20% in the US, although gay men wearned less than their male heterosexual counterparts, according to a new study. …

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Committee criticises Access to Work scheme for disabled

The Access to Work (AtW) programme, designed to provide disabled people with practical support to stay in employment, is helping only a minority of the people it could benefit, due to inadequate funding and a lack of awareness of the programme, says the Work and Pensions Select Committee.…

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Unison to appeal court decision on tribunal fees

Unison to appeal court decision on tribunal fees

Unison has lost its second High Court bid to overturn employment tribunal fees due to lack of sufficient evidence of the impact on people making claims.…

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