Over-50s ‘driving UK’s jobs miracle’

The UK’s record employment boom is being fuelled by older workers in their 50s and 60s, part of a wider long-term trend that could see older age groups dominate the labour market. https://www.theweek.co.uk/101915/over-50s-driving-uk-s-jobs-miracle...

Real pay cut for millions since 2010, TUC study suggests

Pay rates have effectively fallen for the UK's lower and middle income earners since 2010, research suggests. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-your-money-49295654?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/ckgj739plxnt/employment&link_location=live-reporting-story...

1 in 5 say Low Body Confidence has Slowed Their Career Progression

Almost half of the UK (44%) say they are not confident in their own body image, with many saying this impacts their love life, social life, mental health and even career progression, according to new research from leisure operator, Better.https://recruitmentbuzz.co.uk/1-in-5-say-low-body-confidence-has-slowed-their-career-progression/...

Two million workers could become eligible for statutory sick pay

Currently, employees must earn at least the equivalent of 14 hours on the minimum wage to qualify. But the government is looking at whether to extend eligibility to those earning below this threshold. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48983750?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/ckgj739plxnt/employment&link_location=live-reporting-story...