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Record number of women in work

Record number of women in work

The number of people in work has continued to rise, wtih the employment rate for women at a record high, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

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Boom in number of women choosing self employment 

Boom in number of women choosing self employment 

The numbers of women in self-employment has grown at almost twice the rate of men since 2000 and the numbers of over 65s running their own business has increased by 140 per cent over the same period, according to a major new study released today by the RSA.…

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Record number of women in employment

Record number of women in employment

Unemployment fell to 6.8% in the three months to March, with a record number of women now in employment, according to the Office for National Statistics.…

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Self-employed earn 40% less than employees

Self-employed earn 40% less than employees

The typical self-employed worker earns 40 per cent less than the typical employee, according to  a new report by the think tank Resolution Foundation.…

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Unemployment falls again as self-employment surges

Unemployment falls again as self-employment surges

Unemployment fell to 6.9% between December and February, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

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