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Gender pay gap between management roles

Women working in management roles are effectively working unpaid for almost 2 hours each day, according to analysis from the Chartered Management Institute.

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Employees not taking full annual leave

More than half of the British workforce does not take the full amount of annual leave each year, research has shown.

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CBI upgrades UK economic forecast

The Confederation of British Industry has upgraded its annual economic forecast for 2015 from 2.4% to 2.6%.

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Protection insurers in record daily payout

Insurers helped a record number of families in 2014 with more than 350 payouts being made every day, according to figures published by the Association of British Insurers.

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Overqualified graduates saturate high-skill jobs market

Job over-qualification is reaching 'saturation point' as more university graduates are entering jobs that do not require a degree, according to a report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

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Over-50s employment rate at record high

The number of people aged between 50 and 64 in employment has reached a record high of 8.2 million, according to figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Unemployment rises by 25,000

The number of people out of work has increased by 25,000, according to figures released by the Office for National Statistics.

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Young worker’s job prospects set to improve

The number of employers who say they are planning to hire apprentices and school leavers has risen, according to data from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

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Micro businesses relying on personal support

Nearly two thirds of businesses with fewer than 10 employees rely on support from friends and family, research by Lloyds Bank Insurance has found.

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Banks not meeting needs of younger customers

More than two thirds of people aged 18-34 think their bank fails to cater for the financial challenges younger people face, research by uSwitch has found.

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