Increasing minimum holiday entitlement and wages would help solve the UK's productivity crisis and stimulate economic growth, a think tank has suggested.
Updated to include the outlook on the manufacturing industry from the CBI Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey, July 2019.
Workers have lost out on just over £5,000 in wages because of poor productivity growth over the last decade, new figures show.
UK employers are increasingly likely to hire agency workers amid continuing falls in confidence in the economy, according to the research published today.
UK employees work on average two-and-a-half weeks longer than their EU counterparts over the course of a year, new analysis has found, but does it make it a more productive nation? Ashleigh Webber looks at the UK's long-hours culture and whether a four-day working week could ever take off.
Employee confidence in the UK business environment has slumped, according to global research company Gartner.
The UK needs to develop a national skills policy if it is to tackle its productivity problems, according to a report on workforce development.
Retail workers are more likely to be made redundant and endure a significant period of unemployment than workers in any other sector, a report has found.
Employers' confidence in the UK economic prospects hit a three-year low last month, according to the Recruitment and Employment Confederation's JobsOutlook research.
There is widely reported speculation that Tesco could be on the cusp of making 15,000 workers redundant - equating to 3.4% of its 440,000 global workforce.
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