Job creation and losses

TUC wants 1m new manufacturing and tech jobs by 2030

The TUC has called for the government to set a target for a million new manufacturing and hi-tech jobs by...

Hiring to hit 18-month high to fix ‘leaking bucket’

11 Dec 2018

Hiring intentions will rise to their highest level for 18 months in the first quarter of 2019, as employers seek...

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Sharp rise in number of UK employees looking for a new role

5 Dec 2018

Almost a quarter of UK employees are pondering leaving their current job, according to research company Gartner...

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Business leaders targeted in teacher recruitment drive

22 Nov 2018

The government is to help fund a series of programmes aimed at getting career-changers to become teachers, in a bid...

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Government pledges to train 17,000 new builders by 2020

16 Nov 2018

A scheme aimed at providing more than 17,000 new fully trained construction workers by March 2020 was launched today by...

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Fears over City jobs post-Brexit reignited by French bank

2 Nov 2018

Investment bank Société Générale is the latest large City employer to contemplate a shift of employees to the Continent.
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Brexit threat to men in manual jobs with few qualifications

5 Oct 2018

Male manual workers with few qualifications will be most affected by new trade barriers when the UK leaves the EU,...

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Corbyn vows to “rebalance power” in the workplace

26 Sep 2018

Labour will “rebalance power in the workplace” if the party wins power, Jeremy Corbyn said in his speech closing the...

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Job automation: more than half of workers will need reskilling by 2022

17 Sep 2018

More than half (54%) of the workforce will need reskilling in the next five years as emerging technologies such as...

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Police workforce drops by a fifth in the wake of funding cuts

11 Sep 2018

Funding cuts have resulted in the loss of almost one-fifth of policing jobs since 2010, according to the National Audit...

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Finance leaders say AI will soon replace half of banking sector’s jobs

24 Aug 2018

A former Barclays chief executive has joined the Bank of England’s chief economist, Citigroup’s investment chief and other leading bankers...

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Employers have not ‘bothered to find UK people to work’ – IDS

10 Aug 2018

Former Tory party leader Iain Duncan Smith has said a lot of employers have “not even bothered to try and...

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Workers fear automation will worsen their role

6 Aug 2018

Around 10 million workers – 37% of the UK workforce – are worried that automation will change their jobs for...

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Retail sector employee levels set to stagnate further

27 Jul 2018

Nearly a fifth of retailers are preparing to shed employees, and more than half do not expect staffing levels to...

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AI set to create more jobs than it replaces by 2037

17 Jul 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) will create as many jobs as it displaces over the next 20 years, but there will be...

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