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Long-term unemployment at “crisis” levels

A new report has warned that long-term unemployment is at "crisis" levels, making the job hunting process even more difficult for parents looking to get back into work. The TUC said that while the labour market has impr...

Rise in number of dads in part-time work

The economic downturn has forced many families to look at alternative ways of bringing in enough money to make ends meet. A new study has shown that the number of men forced to settle for part-time work because they're unabl...

Poorest families ‘face highest inflation rates’

We're all too aware of the harsh impact rising food and energy costs have had on family budgets over the last few months. And now research appears to confirm what many of us will have already known: that it is the UK's ...

Families warned over Budget tax implications

Families across the country are still trying to get their heads around the full implications of the Chancellor's recent Budget and its array of tax changes. New analysis from the TUC has warned about the negative impact Geor...

TUC – Government is ‘female unfriendly’

Many mums find it understandably hard to ease themselves back into full-time employment after giving birth to a child. And now new research has warned that a large number of females are having trouble even finding well-paid, part...

Pension worry biggest for women, says TUC

Many of us are worried about what the future holds for our pensions. But according to union leaders at the TUC women could be hardest hit - in fact, they say nearly two million could be adversely affected by plans to automatically enrol ...

Families feel the pinch of falling wages

Do you sometimes feel somewhat envious about the size of your bosses' pay packet? Many of us have been feeling the financial squeeze recently, and now new research suggests that, in real terms, our incomes have fallen by £6...

At last! Work Your Proper Hours Day

Do you feel you're always going the extra mile at work without receiving any real reward, or even recognition? To acknowledge the huge amount of unpaid overtime workers across the country put in each year,the Trades Union C...

Are you being ‘cheated’ at work?

If you've ever felt unsure of your rights at work, you're not alone. Whether you think you're undervalued, have had an issue with an employer or simply don't think you are getting paid enough, there are millio...