As was suggested by Mariano Mamertino, EMEA economist of Indeed: “Britain’s employment picture is starting to look more anomaly than achievement.” We unveil further details on the issue in our July 2017 economic statistics roundup.
With economic forces meaning those in search of a job are more in control, Charlie Mullins talks about the role employee perks can play.
Unemployment rates are low and people are increasingly able to pick and choose jobs, so a solid recruitment strategy is key.
Amid the launch of the Apprenticeship Levy and increase of National Minimum Wage, prime minister Theresa May announced a snap election – an event we analysed in our roundup of April 2017 economic statistics.
It’s the beginning of a new year and Finland plans to start it with a bang far mightier than any fireworks display. The country will become the first to introduce an unemployment pay scheme.
Governments play an important role in providing a safety net for those who are unable to work, and in deciding what benefits and income support peopleare entitled to. It has been revealed, however, that Britain is one of the most frugal countries in terms of benefits.
In 2015, prime minister David Cameron called for Britain to overtake Germany and become a nation in “full employment”. However, most Brits don't believe he'll make a dent within the next five years.
Analysis by PwC has found that if the proportion of Brits aged 20-24 who are not in employment, education or training (NEETs) was as low as that of Germany, then UK GDP could be boosted by three per cent – an equivalent of around £55bn.
The current youth unemployment crisis – one of the greatest challenges of our times – is paralysing societies worldwide.Prof. Dr. Peter Vogel has observed the skills and job requirements needed to get ahead in today's market, and explains why educators and employers need to unite.
Quarterly figures published by the government have revealed the amount of 16-18 year-olds not in education, employment or training in England has dropped to a low not seen since statistics first began in 2000.
A new report from the OECD has revealed that while the jobs recovery has become more widespread and gaining momentum, millions of workers still risk being trapped at the bottom of the economic ladder – and time is running out to address that.
The delivery of the first Conservative Queen’s speech in almost 20 years marked a significant moment for the UK, with the government committing itself to introduce legislation with the aim to rebalance the economic recovery through the devolution of power and the creation of a "Northern Powerhouse".