underemployment

Simply ‘more jobs and growth’ may no longer be adequate

Alex White  |  18 February 2016

Does the left have a plan for the next economic downturn? When it comes to thinkpieces on why the left failed to make the most out of a global crisis in 2008, supply has far outweighed demand. But eight years on, a pressing task for the Labour party should be to prepare for the next …

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Speaking up for older women

Alison McGovern MP  |  13 December 2012

I’ve often spoken about young people and unemployment.  But, for some time, I’ve also worried about the chances of older women in Britain.  The generation of women born just after the war have faced significant challenges throughout their lives.  In childhood, their education was designed for a world where few women worked, yet they have …

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