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IFS predicts "colossal" cuts in public sector

IFS predicts "colossal" cuts in public sector

"Colossal" cuts in the public sector could be on the way leading to a fundamental reshaping of the role of the state in Britain, the Institute of Fiscal Studies said today in response to the Chancellor's Autumn Statement.…

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Universities need to take action on gender balance, says report

Universities need to take action on gender balance, says report

The majority of academic staff under 25 are women, but for every age group after that the majority are men, according to a new report out today.

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Women lack 'key career experience' to get to the top

Women lack 'key career experience' to get to the top

While women rate higher in overall competencies for senior leadership positions, they lack key career experiences that tend to give men an edge up on promotions at the most senior levels of organisation, according to research from leadership and talent consultants Korn Ferry.…

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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.…

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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.…

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