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744,000 people were estimated to be working on zero hours contracts in the UK labour during the summer of 2015. 155,000 of these were categorised in 'Caring, Leisure And Other Service Occupations' and...

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Branch of economic research that adds elements of psychology to traditional models in an attempt to better understand decision-making by investors, consumers and other economic participants.

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Employment Rate

The employment rate is measured as the percentage of the population of working age in full-time or part-time paid work. The employment rate fell sharply during the last recession but...

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