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Wage progression and the gender wage gap: the causal impact of hours of work

This report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies looks at the gender wage gap and analyses the key differences in the experiences of men and women at work.

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Counting the hours

Stephen Clarke and George Bangham of the Resolution Foundation investigate the idea  that the UK is experiencing a 'hollowing' out of the pay distribution as offshoring and automation diminish the number of mid-paid jobs. 

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Tough gig: low paid self-employment in London and the UK

Self-employment is on the rise, now accounting for more than 1 in 7 workers in the UK.  This report from the Social Market Foundation explores this rise and the issue of low paid self-employment in London and the UK. 

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Retail 2020: fewer but better jobs

This report from the British Retail Consortium is the first of three reports that will explore the transforming retail workplace landscape and the implications of these changes for jobs in the industry. 

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How flexible hiring could improve business performance and living standards

This report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation investigates the number of ‘quality’ flexible job vacancies in the UK, and shows how living standards and business performance could improve if there were more of these jobs.

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Understanding age and the labour market

The UK labour market is currently subject to a period of demographic change.  Managers are faced with an ageing workforce and different generations in the workplace. This change is bringing opportunities and challenges for individuals, employers and the state. The Joseph Rowntree Foundation discusses these in this report: 'Understanding age and the labour market'.

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Employment regulation and the labour market

How are modern labour markets regulated? What level of association is there between the degree of regulation and the impact on the labour market and workplace outcomes? The CIPD consider.

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The decent jobs deficit: the human cost of zero-hours working in the UK

Millions of workers are still trapped in low-paid and highly insecure jobs. What are the implications of this? How can we address job insecurity in the UK? Trade Union Congress consider.

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Women and casualisation

The UK labour market is changing and hard-won employment rights are affecting how people balance their work life and home life.  But what are the consequences of casualised and precarious work on women in particular? Trades Union Congress consider.

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Growth for everyone: CBI/Accenture employment trends survey 2014

Businesses are becoming increasingly optimistic as the economic recovery becomes more soundly based. What can be identified as the employment trends of 2014? The CBI and Accenture consider.

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