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Number of women in work stays high as unemployment falls

Number of women in work stays high as unemployment falls

The unemployment rate has fallen to 6.0%, with the number of women in employment reaching the joint highest since comparable records began in 1971, according to the latest statistics from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Part timers and single parents among those most likely to be stuck on low pay

Part timers and single parents among those most likely to be stuck on low pay

Part-timers, single parents, older workers, those in smaller organisations and those with disabilities are more likely to get stuck in low paid work and government and employers could do more to address this, according to a report by the Resolution Foundation think tank.…

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Women more likely to be among the increasing number of people earning under the Living Wage

Women more likely to be among the increasing number of people earning under the Living Wage

The number of people who earn less than the Living Wage is up 1 percent since last year to 5.28 million, according to new research from KPMG.…

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Women much more likely to be 'stuck' in low paid work than men

Women much more likely to be 'stuck' in low paid work than men

Women make up 64% of those in low-paid employment and are on average 47 percentage points more likely than similar men to be still in low pay after 10 years, according to new research published today by the Chartered Institute for Personnel Development in association with John Lewis Partnership. …

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Women in part-time jobs warned of pensions poverty

Women in part-time jobs warned of pensions poverty

Pension auto-enrolment is not helping the lowest earners in society, mainly women who are working part time or have taken a career break to look after family, says Portal Financial, one of the UK's largest income drawdown advisers.…

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