Job creation and losses

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Brexit threat to men in manual jobs with few qualifications

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

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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Car industry seeks greater clarity over Brexit as investment falls

26 Jun 2018

Vehicle industry body the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has joined the call for greater clarity over the UK’s...

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Brexit: Airbus and BMW relocation threats could be first of many

25 Jun 2018

The CBI has warned that Airbus and BMW could be the first of many businesses to threaten to relocate if...

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1,500 jobs expected to be lost in Virgin Money takeover

18 Jun 2018

Around 1,500 jobs are expected to be lost in the £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money by Clydesdale Yorkshire Banking Group...

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House of Fraser to close half its stores

7 Jun 2018

One of the UK's leading department stores, House of Fraser, is to close in 31 of its 59 locations including its flagship shop on London’s Oxford Street...

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Carphone Warehouse closes stores as Pret staff get £1000 bonus

30 May 2018

Carphone Warehouse is to close 92 stores after the retailer became the latest to issue a profit warning, amid continuing...

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Sharp fall in job vacancies as restaurant sector suffers decline

21 May 2018

A downturn in the restaurant sector has led to a decline in job vacancies of 11% over the past six...

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