Employment

How much cash would you need to quit work?

Moneywise asks five 40-something wage earners what sum they have in mind that would enable them to leave their jobs and retire in comfort.

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Free 'digital skills' lessons for all adults to be offered by the government

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 | News

Everyone over the age of 19 could soon be entitled to free ‘digital skills’ courses from the government in a bid to improve the nation’s computer literacy. 

Employment at record high while wages rise at fastest pace in a decade despite Brexit

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 | News

Employment has reached a record high while wages are rising at their fastest pace in a decade, despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty.

300,000 workers to get payslips for the first time as government urges employees to check they're being paid enough

Monday, 08 April 2019 | News

Nearly 300,000 workers will get payslips for the first time starting from this week under new plans from the government.

How likely is your job to be taken by robots? Use this tool to find out

Monday, 25 March 2019 | News

More than 1.5 million jobs in England are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the future, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Do I pay national insurance now I’m self-employed?

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | Question and Answer

Like most employed people, you are required to pay NICs if you are under state pension age. There are two types of national insurance if you are self-employed – class two and class four.

Employment levels highest since records began as wage growth continues to outstrip inflation

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 | News

More people in the UK are in work than ever before, as wages grow faster than the cost of living.

More than half of Brits expect to work past state pension age because they haven't saved enough for retirement

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 | News

Most British adults now expect to keep working past state retirement age because they do not have enough saved in their pension, with many expecting to turn to the 'gig economy' or temporary work, a new survey shows.

Millennial workers' pay still feeling the pinch 10 years after the financial crisis

Tuesday, 05 February 2019 | News

Pay for the typical 30-something remains 7% lower than its pre-crisis peak, according to a new study from the Resolution Foundation.

Could you do your job in four days instead of five? Think tank reports calls for four-day work week

Friday, 01 February 2019 | News

Workers should only work four days a week as it increases productivity and wellbeing, according to a new think tank report.

Living the dream: Can you really work from anywhere in the world?

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 | Article

Have cold, dark days got you dreaming of ditching the rush-hour commute for a beachside café, or switching cities so you can combine work with a passion for travel?