Coronavirus pandemic worsens unemployment crisis for older workers
A Resolution Foundation report found the cost of being made redundant is especially high for older workers.
After losing work, older workers take the longest, on average, to return to employment.
Six months after becoming unemployed fewer than two-thirds of those aged over 50 (62%) had found work again.
In comparison, nearly three-quarters of 16-29-year-olds and 30-49-year-olds (74% and 72% respectively) had returned to employment.
Employees quitting their jobs in record numbers due to toxic workplaces
Almost a third of UK employees quit their job between April 2020 and April 2021 due to toxic workplace culture, according to HR software provider Breather's Culture Economy 2021 report.
Despite the pandemic's negative impact on the job market, this was an increase of 6% from 2019 (21%).
Thousands of organisations opt out of mandatory gender pay gap reporting
The number of employers publishing their gender pay gap data has fallen in its thousands since 2018 according to CIPD analysis.
For 2020, just 2,440 businesses reported their data, compared with 6,150 in 2019 and 10,833 in 2018.