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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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Unemployment falls to 6.2%

Unemployment falls to 6.2%

Unemployment has fallen to 6.2%, the lowest level since late 2008, according to the Office for National Statistics. …

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Being around for the kids is more important than extra income, says report

Being around for the kids is more important than extra income, says report

Having one parent be around for children is more important to low-income couples than earning more money, according to a study by the DWP.…

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Gender imbalance in IT 'needs to be confronted'

Gender imbalance in IT 'needs to be confronted'

The gender imbalance throughout ICT and computing education must be rectified if the UK is to meet the growing demand for IT professionals and secure the future growth of the sector, according to a report out today.…

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