Job creation and losses

Wage growth fastest in 11 years

Wages are growing at their fastest rate for 11 years, according to official figures released today. Unemployment increased slightly and the number of vacancies fell for the sixth consecutive time.

Low-skilled labour supply down by a third in two years

12 Aug 2019

The number of people applying for each role continues to fall – particularly for low-skilled roles – according to the...

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1.2 million jobs to be lost in Europe with no-deal Brexit

6 Aug 2019

If the UK were to leave the EU without an agreement 1.2 million jobs across the Continent would be be...

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Work no more insecure than 20 years ago

1 Aug 2019

Work in the UK is no more insecure than it was in 1998, despite claims that there has been an...

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ryanair job cuts

Ryanair expected to cull excess pilots and cabin crew

31 Jul 2019

Ryanair has 900 too many pilots and cabin crew, its chief executive has said in a video warning staff to...

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Two-thirds of employers struggling to find right candidates

29 Jul 2019

The proportion of employers attempting to recruit has risen but two-thirds are still struggling to find the right candidates, prompting...

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Nissan to cut 10% of global workforce

24 Jul 2019

Nissan is to cut 12,500 jobs globally  – almost 10% of its workforce – as it reports one of its...

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industrial strategy

‘Good quality’ jobs should be measure of industrial success

15 Jul 2019

The UK needs to manage industrial change far better than in the past if the economy is to harness new technology, become greener and provide better livelihoods

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Deutsche Bank to cut 18,000 jobs in reorganisation

8 Jul 2019

Deutsche Bank has announced it will cut 18,000 jobs over the next three years as part of a major reorganisation....

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Post-Brexit regional skills funding under threat

5 Jul 2019

Regions of the UK are at risk of losing out on £2.1 billion of funding per year, which includes subsidies...

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How Philip Morris International’s workforce adapted to deliver new a strategy

27 Jun 2019

When Philip Morris International wanted stop making the product that made it what it is today, it needed to ensure its staff were on board.

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Tesco asks former staff to return redundancy overpayments

20 Jun 2019

Former Tesco staff who were made redundant last month have been asked to return redundancy sums that were overpaid to...

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Festival of Work: Why job automation is an opportunity, not a threat

14 Jun 2019

The implications of job automation was hotly debated by speakers at the CIPD's Festival of Work this week, where Gary Kasparov was among the key speakers

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Ford ‘to close Bridgend site’ by September 2020

6 Jun 2019

Ford will close its Bridgend manufacturing plant by September 2020 with the loss of 1,700 jobs, workers have been told....

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Address north-south jobs divide, says inequality report

30 May 2019

More than half of the UK’s future job growth will be in London and the south-east, according to a report...

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