The latest labour market statistics show some encouraging signs, but the headline figures disguise serious weakness.
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The two graphs show the rise in the number of people on zero hour contracts in the past eight years.
With today’s GDP figures confirming this is the longest depression in modern UK history, IPPR’s Spencer Thompson asks why the economy is still creating jobs.
Any government would be pleased with today’s labour market figures, but it is possible to claim too much for them, writes Richard Exell.
Richard Exell looks at what the labour market has in store for 2013.
Richard Exell analyses the latest labour market statistics.
This morning’s headline stats are encouraging, with employment up and unemployment down; however, the disappearance of key public sector workers continues…
The latest Census 2011 data shows, once more, the very clear gender bias in employment – in the types of work men and women have and the number of hours worked.
Unequal pay, discrimination and lack of opportunities for career progression are the top three barriers to workplace fairness, a new poll reveals today.
Compared to its predecessor the Flexible New Deal, the Work Programme isn’t working, writes IPPR North’s Bill Davies.