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'Growth needs to reach all parts of the community'

'Growth needs to reach all parts of the community'

Growth in Britain needs to reach all parts of the community and needs to be built on long-term solutions that target those groups which are more likely to be unemployed, including women, says a report by the Confederation for British Industry.…

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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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Women over 50 'have fared best in jobs recession'

Women over 50 'have fared best in jobs recession'

Women over 50 have fared the best in terms of finding jobs in the current recession, according to the latest Work Audit report, published by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).…

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'Working women: the main factor in higher living standards'

'Working women: the main factor in higher living standards'

The rise of working women has been a critical factor in raising the living standards of low to middle income households in the last 40 years, according to new research carried out by the Institute for Fiscal Studies for the Resolution Foundation.…

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Flexible working is key to retaining women

Flexible working is key to retaining women

A new study claims that a lack of flexible working models is driving a substantial number of professional women from high pressured jobs.…

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