Roles involving beards, tattoos, downward dogs, artisan coffee and no doubt the odd craft beer are playing an increasingly important role in the UK economy.
The UK's efforts to boost productivity while ironing out regional inequalities in job creation may be fundamentally at odds, according to a study of high-growth "gazelle" businesses.
Updated to include official statistics from the ONS for November 2018 on days lost to labour disputes and the number of stoppages. The next ONS release date is 19 February 2019.
Updated to include official statistics from the ONS on average weekly hours worked in the UK for the three months to the end of November 2018. The next ONS release date is 19 February 2019.
Updated to include the latest official statistics from the ONS on employment and unemployment, and labour market forecasts from HM Treasury and ManpowerGroup. The next ONS release date is 19 February 2019.
Updated to reflect the latest findings from XpertHR on which measures of inflation employers use in pay setting.
John Lewis Partnership may not pay its staff a bonus this year, despite having the funds to do so, as it prepares for continuing turbulence on the high street.
Employers now favour employing apprenticeships over graduates, a survey from manufacturers' organisation EEF suggests.
The TUC has called for the government to set a target for a million new manufacturing and hi-tech jobs by 2030.
Hiring intentions will rise to their highest level for 18 months in the first quarter of 2019, as employers seek to fix their "leaking bucket" ahead of Brexit.
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