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Centre for Retail Research: 10,000 retail jobs already lost in 2020

According to figures published by the Centre for Retail Research, there have already been 10,000 job losses in the retail sector since the start of 2020. According to analysts, this is likely to increase.

Employment rates rise while job vacancies fall, ONS report reveals

Statistics from the Office for National Statistics show that the UK’s employment rate has risen to a new high of 76.3 per cent, largely due to a record number of women in full time work.

ONS: UK unemployment lowest since 1975

In the three months to October 2019, the unemployment rate in the UK fell to its lowest recorded level since January 1975 according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.

ONS: Disabled workers paid 12.2% less

According to figures published by the Office for National Statistics, disabled workers are paid 12.2 per cent less than their non-disabled colleagues on average.

Tata Steel to offload around 3,000 jobs in Europe

Tata Steel is set to cut around 3,000 jobs in its European arm after a failed bid to merge with German steel giant ThyssenKrupp in the summer.

Official statistics show third quarter slowdown in wage growth

UK wage growth slowed in the three months to September according to official figures from the Office for National Statistics.

Government urged to reform high street policy after large job loss estimates

The British Retail Consortium has called for a government shake-up of its high street policies after estimating that 85,000 retail sector jobs have been lost in the past year.

OECD: Children's career aspirations limited by age 7

International economics think tank OECD has announced that children’s future career aspirations are limited by the age of seven according to their recent study.

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