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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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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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Why is the decline of routine jobs across Europe so uneven?

The structure of occupations across many developed countries has changed significantly over the past two decades. But why has Britain's economy shifted more toward low-skilled jobs than high-skilled jobs in comparison to other European Countries? Oxford University, Craig Holmes and SKOPE consider.

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A grim long-term outlook for retail workers

The current state of the job market is weak. But how is the current state of industry affecting retail workers? Allison Linn discusses.

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CIPD manifesto for work: a policy programme to champion better work and working lives

The labour market is changing, this means employers need to keep pace with the world of work as it evolves. There is a growing need for employers to come up with new ways of working to ensure they attract, retain and develop new talent. Here, the CIPD put forward their recommendations to the government for better work and working lives. 

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