News

Self employment hits 40-year high

Self employment hits 40-year high

Self-employment is higher than at any point over past 40 years, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.…

Discussion: 0 comments

Read Story

Women bearing brunt of growth in low paid, insecure jobs since recession

Women bearing brunt of growth in low paid, insecure jobs since recession

Increasing levels of women in low paid work since the 2008 crisis, along with the declining value of low pay, is contributing to the widening inequality gap between women and men, according to a report by the Fawcett Society.…

Discussion: 0 comments

Read Story

'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.…

Discussion: 0 comments

Read Story

Related tags: Growth | Women

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.…

Discussion: 0 comments

Read Story

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).…

Discussion: 0 comments

Read Story