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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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Men and women both do better in mixed gender occupations

Men and women both do better in mixed gender occupations

Gender segregation in the workplace has changed remarkably little over the last two decades, although men and women both benefit from working in mixed occupations, according to new research presented to the European Commission this week.…

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