Big employers at this autumn’s graduate recruitment fairs are under pressure to attract more female applicants as new figures show that only 42% of hires to big training schemes are women – even though almost 60% of graduates are female.
Martin Ford is the founder of a Silicon Valley software firm and the author of Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future. Geoff Colvin is senior editor at large at Fortune magazine and author of Humans Are Underrated: What High Achievers Know That Brilliant Machines Never Will.
Britain’s failure to create sufficient high-skilled jobs for its rising proportion of graduates means the money invested in education is being squandered, while young people are left crippled by student debts, warns a new report.
The US economy added 215,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate remained steady at 5.3%, meeting expectations.
A new report shows how the ‘scarcity mindset’ affects those living in poverty – they focus on the short term, internalise negative images and have feelings of failure
A global shift to more insecure jobs since the financial crisis is fuelling growing inequality and higher rates of poverty, according to a new report that estimates only a quarter of the world’s workers are on permanent contracts.
The new business secretary Sajid Javid is to pledge to cut red tape for companies by at least £10bn during the current parliament as he announces details of the enterprise bill that will form part of this month’s Queen’s speech.
David Cameron has presided over an economy with the weakest productivity record of any government since the second world war, the Office for National Statistics said as it revealed output per worker fell again in the final three months of 2014.
Snow blanketed New York City on Thursday, and its streets quickly emptied.
The threat of deflation eased across the eurozone in February following a bounce back from heavy price discounting and steeply declining oil prices during the previous month. The 19-member currency bloc saw prices drop 0.3% last month compared with a drop of 0.6% in January, alleviating fears of an alarming deflationary spiral.
Arsenal have been linked with PSV Eindhoven ace Donyell Malen.
Mikel Arteta is planning changes at Arsenal and the Premier League giants reportedly want Valencia's La Liga starlet Carlos Soler.
The Leeds United star proved his ability this afternoon at Elland Road.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers and Celtic were linked with him last month.
Steven Gerrard's Glasgow Rangers won at Ibrox on Thursday.
Aston Villa were a genuine Premier League force until 2010, when deals for Scott Parker, Aiden McGeady and Robbie Keane were vetoed.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson is set to miss the next three weeks with injury.
Dani Ceballos is on loan at Arsenal from Real Madrid.
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka has been linked with a move to Liverpool.
Countless Premier League clubs have been linked with Club Brugge's Emmanuel Dennis including Everton and Newcastle United.
Unemployment dropped to its lowest rate since 2005 in April, to a level which without the looming Brexit vote would set off interest rate warning bells at the Bank of England.
Port Talbot’s derelict Plaza Cinema is a boarded-up patchwork of neglect and decay. Even the colourful murals, which adorn the exterior, of the town’s most famous sons – Michael Sheen, Richard Burton and Sir Anthony Hopkins – cannot conceal the broken windows and soot-smudged facade of this once-loved building.
Millions of UK workers are stuck in the wrong job or working fewer hours than they would like, according to a report warning that this army of underemployed people are blocking opportunities for those outside the labour market.