Every week young people have started an average of 2,000 work-related placements as part of a drive to tackle youth unemployment. Youth Offer figures out today show that nearly 450,000 work experience and sector-based work academy pre-employment training placements have been started since 2012 by people aged between 18 and 24. Research published earlier this
The Office for National Statistics confirmed today that there are a record 31.75 million people now in work – up by more than 600,000 in the past year and by 2.7 million since 2010. The rise in employment continues to be driven by full-time work, which has accounted for 75% of the growth since 2010.
Updated: Added translation Unemployment in Wales is at its lowest level for more than a decade with the jobless tally falling by nine thousand in the last quarter, according to new statistics out today. The unemployment rate in Wales is now lower than that for the rest of the UK with the number of those
Updated: The list was amended after the department was informed one of the employers named had recently passed away. Almost 200 employers who failed to pay their workers the legal minimum have been publicly named, Business Minister Margot James announced today (11 August 2016). Between them, the 197 companies named owed £465,291 in arrears, across
The scheme is designed to recognise and thank employers who are supporting Armed Forces personnel and their families. Examples of the support being provided by this year’s winners include offering employment opportunities to veterans, helping Reservist employees to complete their military training and ensuring that Service personnel and their families are treated fairly. This year’s
Updated: New text added for statutory legislation and business guidance and copyright and related rights. This guide offers information on the future of intellectual property (IP) laws following the decision that the UK will leave the European Union (EU). The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) continues to contribute fully to the government’s work towards exiting the