Labour is calling for a “jobs promise” to guarantee young people education, training or employment to prevent a “lost generation” in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
Britain’s jobless rate has surged to its highest level for nearly five years with the pandemic hitting young workers hardest, but official figures revealed “early signs” of a stabilising jobs market.
A new study suggests heavy gamblers are at greater risk of becoming unemployed, having financial problems and even dying.
Britain looks on course to narrowly avoid its first double-dip recession since the 1970s and recover sooner than first feared, according to an economic think tank.
Scotland has recorded a slight increase in employment since the last quarter, new figures show.
Britain’s unemployment rate has soared to its highest level for more than four years as official figures showed more than 200,000 workers lost their jobs in the three months to November.
The founder of The Big Issue magazine is launching a new jobs and training service for people hit by unemployment in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.
Unemployment in Scotland fell slightly between August and October, new figures show.
Fewer people in north-east seeking work as job centre hails ‘really encouraging’ year-on-year claimant count fall
Fewer people are looking for work in the north-east than a year ago, new figures show.
The number of people claiming benefits and seeking work in Aberdeen fell last month, compared to the previous year.
Jobseeker claimant count rates in Aberdeen are now just below the national average, latest figures show.
A sharp spike in the number of applications for jobs with North-east councils has prompted the creation of a scheme to help people through the process.
The number of unemployed people in Aberdeen has risen by almost 1,000 in one year.
Whether through rising rent prices, unemployment, or a gap in further education, living with our parents as an adult is an increasingly common option for many of us in times of need.
The level of unemployment has doubled in a North-east area in a year.
Workers who face losing their jobs in the oil and gas sector will be helped to move into other employment in the energy industry and manufacturing through a new £12 million fund announced by Scotland’s First Minister.
THE North-east is to receive more than £500,000 to help youngsters into the world of work, the Scottish Government announced today.