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Conservatives criticised over job creation ‘failure’

Almost half of jobs created since 2010 have been in London and the South East.

Number of UK workers on zero-hours contracts at ‘record high’

Zero-hours jobs data published by the Office for National Statistics overshadows rising employment and falling unemployment.

Number of workers in insecure jobs soars 27% in only five years

The number of workers trapped in insecure jobs has rocketed by a shocking 660,000 over the past five years, according to study.

Thousands of jobs to go in government shakeout of welfare to work sector

Funding to shrink by 75% from March when work programme is replaced by much smaller work and health programme.

Nurse shortage ‘the single biggest issue’ facing the care sector

Sector desperately needs more nurses to protect the quality of care, says recruitment firm.

UK jobs market ‘skating on thin ice’ since Brexit vote, says survey

Report from 2,100 employers suggests cracks are starting to appear in areas including financial services, construction and utilities.

Will more robots lead to fewer jobs?

OECD analysis suggests greater automation in the workplace will not lead to fewer jobs, but will require more workers to be retrained.

1.8 Million UK Jobs Could Be Lost In The Next Five Years – Survey

370,000 small businesses plan to cease trading over the next five years.

Job Vacancies Fall As Fears Over Brexit Fuel Uncertainty In Britain’s Labour Market

New figures reveal a 7.3% drop in the number of advertised job vacancies since the start of the year.

Burgeoning London Economy Leaves The Rest Of The UK Standing In Its Wake

London is vastly outperforming the rest of the UK in economic and jobs growth, according to new research published today.

Nearly Nine Of Out Ten Job Portal Adverts Could Be Illegal, Says CAB

Nearly nine out of ten adverts on jobs portals fail to adhere to minimum Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) requirements, says CAB.

Desperate Jobseekers Resort To Lying On Application Forms

The number of job applications containing factual errors increased to 63% in 2015, the highest level since 2011 and up from 56% in 2014.

Work Experience ‘Lottery’ Fuelling Youth Unemployment, Says Report

Employers in some parts of the country are almost twice as likely to offer work experience as their counterparts in other areas, according to a report published today.

‘Two-Tier’ Job Creation Shows Need To Rebalance The Economy

For every 12 jobs created in the South of England between 2004 and 2013, only one was created elsewhere in Great Britain.

Welfare Weekly – Issue 12 (03/01/2015)

This weeks biggest welfare related news stories from the Welfare Weekly.

More Jobs Than People Looking For Work, Claim Researchers

Claim comes when figures show a significant rise in the number of Zero-Hours contracts.

Number Of Low-Paid Workers Hits Record High Of Over Five Million

The number of people in low-paid work across Britain has increased by 250,000 to just over five million, according to a new report.

2,700 Disabled Ex-Remploy Workers STILL Looking For A Job

A new report from the GMB union found that over 2,700 disabled ex-Remploy workers are still looking for a job.

Vince Cable Launches ‘Wide-Ranging Employment Review’

Business Secretary Vince Cable has today launched a wide-ranging employment review to help clarify and potentially strengthen the employment status of up to a million British workers.

Treasury Committee Should Investigate ‘Jekyll And Hyde’ UK Jobs Market, Say Unite

Rosy picture painted by ministers masks the true nature of unemployment, such as the people ‘forced’ into so-called self-employment to get them off benefits, say Unite.

Number Of Unemployed Women Soars To Record High – And 826,000 Are Trapped On Poverty Wages

The number of women in the UK who don't have a job has soared to record levels under the Tory-led coalition government, a new report reveals.

Concerns Grow Over Poor Wage Growth As Self Employment Soars

A rise in employment and sharp drop in the number of people out of work has had little effect on the scandal of low wages, the latest figures show. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Wednesday...




DWP underpaid benefits to 70,000 sick and disabled people, say auditors

DWP face an extra bill of up to £830 million in backdated Employment and Support Allowance payments.

Employment grant for disabled people to rise by £15k, but is it enough?

Critics argue £57k cap on 'Access To Work' scheme should be lifted completely.

Grieving daughter handed her mother’s ashes to benefits assessor to prove she wasn’t ‘fit for work’

Inexcusable and heartless blunder by the Department for Work and Pensions.

Scrap ‘highly regressive’ council tax, says thinktank

Resolution Foundation says levy now resembles much maligned poll tax and should be replaced with more progressive system.

Tory welfare cuts ‘£3bn deeper than expected’

New figures reveal the freeze on working age benefits will erode household incomes much more deeply than originally forecast.

Corbyn urged to win votes by pledging £10bn more on care for disabled elderly

Fabian Society research identifies shortfall in funding for 1.2 million older people.