UK Job Market

Asa Bennett

This 'Sandwich Board Lady' Has Been Job Hunting For Months

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK

Gerri Spiers has been taking to the streets in search of work as a secretary with her trusty sandwich board, causing a commotion on social media as pe...

Top Tories Want Iain Duncan Smith To Shut All Jobcentres

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Politics

Iain Duncan Smith is reportedly being urged by senior Tories to shut down all Jobcentres and let private companies and charities to step in to help Br...

Imperial Tobacco Shuts Factory As Brits Shun Cigs

PA | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

Imperial Tobacco is to end cigarette manufacturing in the UK after announcing plans to close its factory in Nottingham with the loss of up to 540 jobs...

More Job Vacancies...But Where Are The Candidates?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics

Businesses are suffering from an increasing shortage of candidates despite the increasing number of job vacancies, in a sign that a "core group" of lo...

An End to 'Outsourcing' of British Jobs - Cause for Optimism?

Dr Steve McCabe | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK
Dr Steve McCabe

The report believes that as costs of production in developing countries go up - including wages and energy used - companies that carry out design in the UK will also employ workers here to make the goods. Additionally, they argue, the advent of new forms of technology will assist.

Ambition Has No Age Limit

Steven Fifer | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Politics
Steven Fifer

There are more than 3.5 million people between the age of 50 and 64 who are workless in the UK and for many people in this age group, redundancy and unemployment is a significant problem.