Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sharp rise in number of men working part-time helps cut jobless total according to CIPD research

Dr John Philpott, Chief Economic Adviser at the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), comments as follows on official labour market statistics for the period December 2011 – February 2012 published earlier today by the Office for National Statistics … Continue reading

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Women in their 50s are defying jobs recession according to CIPD research

‘Madonna generation’ of women aged over 50 defy jobs recession In its latest Work Audit report, published today, the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) looks at how the jobs recession that began in 2008 has affected men and … Continue reading

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We allow joblessness to rise at our peril

Predictions that unemployment may jump by September make sober reading for Easter. According to the think-tank, the Institute for Public Policy Research, 100,000 more jobs will go during the next six months, mainly in the public sector, while private sector … Continue reading

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