Younger workers

Young employees unprotected by employment rights

Nearly three quarters (72%) of young employees aged 16 to 24 miss out on key employment rights at work, compared with just 27% aged 25 and over, according to a study by the Trades Union Congress...

Nepotism threatens youth career prospects

The majority (61%) of young people say it has become more difficult to get a job without a ‘way in’, while 54% feel anxious about being left behind by the job market, according to a study from KFC and...

Pension auto enrolment to be extended to 18-year-olds

A bill to extend pension auto-enrolment to those aged 18 and over and remove a lower earning threshold immediately received Royal Assent after passing its third reading yesterday (18 September).

Budget must get all ages involved in work, CIPD warns

Nearly a million (913,000) young people have been lost from the labour market over the last 30 years, according to CIPD analysis released today.