On 3rd October 2017, the Office for National Statistics released the 2017 UK Business Counts data.
This post gives a brief of key high level information for Bexley from analysis of the release. Which Bexley industry is the largest by business count? Which industry grew fastest in London between 2016 and 2017. Click “Read more” to find out.
The latest version of the Jobs & Opportunities for Young People in Bexley newsletter (27/09/2017) is available now. Find the latest employment and skills events and apprenticeship, voluntary and part-time employment opportunities inside.
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A few months ago we received feedback from the borough’s schools careers and education information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) group that our infographics are useful, but don’t provide answers that younger people in Bexley want when considering their futures.
Following the introduction of a new legal requirement attempting to fight workplace discrimination, approximately 30 Bexley workplaces will need to publish details of their gender pay gaps before April 2018.
Those who fail to meet the deadline will be contacted by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission and those who discover they have a gender pay gap will be encouraged to create and publish an action plan to address the problem. Click “Read more” for more detail and to find out what the 2016 gender pay gaps were in Bexley.
Data released on the 15th March 2017 shows that Bexley’s active benefit claimant count (those in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit) increased by 100 from January 2017 to reach 2,120 in February 2017. This is the largest in-month increase in the active benefit claimant count since February 2013. Click ‘Read more’ for more information
Data released this morning by the Office for National Statistics show that Bexley’s active benefit claimant count (those in receipt of Job Seeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit) did not change from December 2016, remaining static at 2,020.
Underneath this headline figure, however, changes to the make-up of the active claimant count continue to take place. Read more to find out what they are.
The latest Annual Population Survey data, released by the Office for National Statistics on 18 January 2017, showed Bexley having 120,800 residents in work in the 12 months to September 2016. This gave Bexley a new 5-year working age employment rate high of 79.3% – the fourth highest in London.
Data released today by the Office for National Statistics shows an unseasonal increase in Bexley’s active claimant count and dashing hopes that the borough would return to a sub-2,000 active claimant count before the end of the calendar year.
Under the headline data, December 2016 is the second consecutive month with a fall in the estimated number of residents claiming Universal Credit (the benefit that is replacing Job Seekers Allowance). Read more for additional detail on this month’s data release.
Data released this week by the Office for National Statistics shows that, in November 2016, Bexley’s active benefit claimant count (those in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit) fell by 10 compared to October 2016 to stand at 2,005.
Data released this week by the Office for National Statistics shows that, in October 2016, Bexley’s active benefit claimant count (those in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit) fell by 10 compared to September 2016 to stand at 2,015.