Articles tagged "work"

  • pound coins
    Last updated: 22/03/2012 - 11:14
    News by Cathy Adams

    The tax-free personal allowance will increase by £630 to £8,105 next month, and then to £9,205 in April 2013, George Osborne has announced in the Budget.

  • Open for business
    Last updated: 21/03/2012 - 15:10
    News by Laura Staples

    Chancellor George Osborne has simplified the tax system for small firms with turnover of up to £77,000.

  • raining money
    Last updated: 18/06/2013 - 11:14
    Article by Sally Hamilton

    We'd all like to have more money to do the things we enjoy but it seems that feeling rich is relative.

  • money in wallet
    Last updated: 20/03/2012 - 10:16
    News by Rebecca Rutt

    The minimum wage for workers in the UK will rise by 11p to £6.19 an hour in October.

  • Last updated: 15/02/2012 - 11:41
    News by Rebecca Rutt

    UK unemployment rate is now at its highest level since 1995 after the number of unemployed people in the UK rose by 48,000 to 2.67 million between October and December last year.

  • Diploma and mortarboard
    Last updated: 06/02/2012 - 11:39
    Article

    University fees are set to rise to £9,000 a year in September. But graduate unemployment is at an all-time high. So is it really worth spending time and money on a degree? We asked two successful businesspeople - one former graduate and one self-taught - for their thoughts.

  • Jobs wanted ad
    Last updated: 16/12/2011 - 11:01

    The outlook for UK employees remains bleak after a job market survey has revealed hiring expectations for 2012 are at lowest levels since the recession began.

  • Job queue
    Last updated: 14/12/2011 - 15:08
    News by Cathy Adams

    UK unemployment rose by 128,000 to 2.64 million people in the three months to October, the highest number since 1994.

  • mortarboard
    Last updated: 16/11/2011 - 12:57
    News by Rebecca Rutt

    Youth unemployment reached a record high in the last quarter, as UK unemployment shot up by 129,000, according to the latest report from the Office for National Statistics.

  • Jobs wanted ad
    Last updated: 14/11/2011 - 13:20
    News by Ruth Jackson

    The UK labour market is facing a steady shrinkage over the coming months, as firms delay recruitment, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.