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  • March 31, 2015

    Older workers face challenges finding re-employment, says US survey

    Older people in the US who become unemployed often struggle to find suitable re-employment, according to a new report.

    Older people in the US who become unemployed often struggle to find suitable re-employment, according to a new report.

  • March 30, 2015

    Workers struggling with job insecurity, says UK charity

    A new report published by the UK’s Citizens Advice Bureau has warned that its clients are increasingly under pressure caused by temporary and insecure jobs.

    A new report published by the UK’s Citizens Advice Bureau has warned that its clients are increasingly under pressure caused by temporary and insecure jobs.

  • March 27, 2015

    Non-EU immigration could boost Germany’s shrinking workforce

    Germany should aim to attract more migrants from outside the EU if they are to avoid a sharp fall in its workforce, a new study suggests.

    Germany should aim to attract more migrants from outside the EU if they are to avoid a sharp fall in its workforce, a new study suggests.

  • March 26, 2015

    Free trade deal between EU and US "unlikely" this year

    The European Union and United States are likely to miss their year-end target to sign the world’s largest ever free trade deal.

    The European Union and United States are likely to miss their year-end target to sign the world’s largest ever free trade deal.

  • March 25, 2015

    UK set to hit 25% female boardroom target

    Companies listed on the UK’s FTSE 100 are likely to hit their 25% target for female boardroom representation, but more ambitious measures are still required.

    Companies listed on the UK’s FTSE 100 are likely to hit their 25% target for female boardroom representation, but more ambitious measures are still required.

  • March 24, 2015

    Youth in developing countries facing rising jobs shortage

    British MEPs are warning that population increases in developing countries pose serious risks to youth unemployment over the coming years.

    British MEPs are warning that population increases in developing countries pose serious risks to youth unemployment over the coming years.

  • March 23, 2015

    Financially literate people are more tolerant of migrants

    The more financial knowledge a person has, the more likely they are to hold positive views on immigration, according to a new study.

    The more financial knowledge a person has, the more likely they are to hold positive views on immigration, according to a new study.

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