UK Job Market


Jobs market lags behind demand for flexible working

Jobs market lags behind demand for flexible working

Source: Personnel Today | Published: September 19, 2017 12:01 am Employees’ desire for flexible working far exceeds companies’ capacity to offer it, a report published today has found. According to the new study, from recruitment, analysis and consultancy firm...
Jeremy Corbyn attacks bosses over ‘gig economy’

Jeremy Corbyn attacks bosses over ‘gig economy’

Source: BBC News | September 12, 2017 1:18 am Jeremy Corbyn will accuse “unscrupulous bosses” of using technology to undermine workers’ rights in a speech to trade union members. The Labour leader will tell the TUC conference that the rise of the...
UK firms ‘struggling to recruit staff’

UK firms ‘struggling to recruit staff’

Source: BBC News | April 13, 2017 2:07 am UK firms want to recruit more workers but cannot find or afford the right staff, a survey has found. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) spoke to 7,300 businesses in the manufacturing and services sectors, and found the...
The women still working into their 70s

The women still working into their 70s

Source: BBC News | March 22, 2017 12:06 am The proportion of women working into their 70s in the UK has doubled in the last four years and is starting to catch up with men. Analysis of official data reveals that 5.6% of women only stopped working after the age of 70...
Use of zero hours contracts is stalling

Use of zero hours contracts is stalling

Source: Personnel Today | Published: March 3, 2017 12:40 pm The number of people working under zero hours contracts appears to have slowed significantly in 2016, according to fresh analysis of labour market data. In the second half of 2016, the number of people on a...
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