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The Government’s focus on new homes is leading to increased pressure on the availability of employment land and premises, businesses say.
The number of households moving into employment because of a limit on their state benefits is continuing to rise, according to the Government.
Figures showing public sector employment as a share of the labour market has fallen to a seventy-year low have been branded a 'catastrophe' by the GMB union.
An ageing population, fragmented families and housing affordability are among the challenges the local government sector will face over the next two decades, report says.
Councils have called for new powers to deliver skills and employment services, after new research shows twelve million people will be without a job or in work they are over-qualified for by 2024.
Employment plays an ‘important role’ in improving the self-worth of people with drug and alcohol addictions, report finds.
A 10% improvement in bus services would lead to almost 10,000 more people in work in the poorest areas of England, report reveals.
Unions are lobbying local government employers today in response to what they describe as ‘underhand’ attempts to change terms and conditions for employees.