Businesses are reducing the UK tax take with a new form of self-employment which harks back to mediaeval England.
A whopping 60% of people in the UK and US report feeling unhappy at work. Here's how you can boost your job satisfaction.
A Universal Basic Income is essentially free money for everyone, no strings attached. And it could be the perfect response to rising unemployment due to automation.
There’s been a lot of research on whether being unemployed hurts your ability to get a new job. But what about if you’re working part-time or below your skill level?
To realise the benefit of the final phase of the demographic transition, South Africa needs to grow employment and improve the labour market prospects for its younger working-age population.
Immigration is at the heart of the Brexit debate. Here's what the research says about employment.
The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) said that casual employment has not increased in Australia for the past 18 years. Is that right?
Why is a doctor facing sanctions for voicing his opinions on Twitter?
The Reserve Bank of Australia has created a new index for uncertainty in the Australian economy based on news, financial indicators and economic variables.
Agriculture can only contribute to rural growth and development to the benefit of all if it links with an inclusive and diverse rural non-farm economy.
EU employment legislation has had a hugely positive impact on UK labour laws.
Economic growth is a necessary condition for development. But it can only pass the sufficient condition test if growth translates into high-earning jobs. Ghana's recent history illustrates this.
Many jobs are likely to disappear due to technology and automation, but many more are likely to be created. The greatest challenge is managing the transition.
There doesn't need to be sub-standard jobs in order for there to be enough jobs to go around.
Malawi shows how micro and small business, with a bit of help from volunteers, can grow and create jobs
Rising membership of public sector unions and the growing political influence of these unions have led to government workers earning a premium over their private sector counterparts.
Intelligent machines are taking on many of the jobs once carried out by humans but that doesn't mean we'll have mass unemployment.
The longer someone is unemployed, the worse their mental health gets and this can also hinder them from finding another job, research shows.
A survey has found more reports of discrimination than positive treatment of job seekers with a mental illness.
It's a turbulent time for the global economy – here's what to expect.