Dr John Philpott, director of The Jobs Economist, said: "As expected, the number of under-employed workers fell by 116,000 in the year to Q2 2014 but the figure remains staggeringly high, marking the sixth successive year in which the under-employment
rate has been above 9.5%.
In an essay for Project Syndicate, Nobel laureate and Yale professor Robert Shiller urges tackling unemployment and under-employment
, suggesting that stimulus spending, education and political courage are all needed to boost innovation.
The charity has blamed rising living costs, low pay, under-employment
and problems with welfare for the record numbers living on the breadline.
The most common concern among bankers surveyed was "under-employment
and/or unemployment" (41%) while 22% cited "increasing consumer indebtedness."
The first time in 1978 when the youth under-employment
was recorded in the country, it was 3.1 per cent.
The challenges include an unemployment rate of 7 per cent, and under-employment
of nearly 20 per cent.
For many Usdaw members short-hours contracts and under-employment
are even bigger concerns.
Alison Taylor, Director of Turn2us, said: Our research shows that the stranglehold on pay, under-employment
and the climbing cost of living all show no signs of easing and any economic improvements are failing to reach the UK''s poorest people.
He said: "If they also reflected those who are under-employment
either by not getting enough hours to earn a decent living or whose skills or qualifications are being under utilised, these queues would be substantially longer."
"There's also a hidden thing were there's a signifi-cant rise in under-employment
In contrast to his under-employment
with Allardyce (right), Chamakh has started both games under new Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis, playing behind main striker Cameron Jerome.
MIDLAND jobseekers have been warned that 'poorly paid, insecure contracts' could permanently scar the labour market as many swap the dole for 'working poverty.' Record levels of under-employment
and the longest real wage squeeze in over a century have left job quality close to a 20-year low, despite the recent rise in employment, according to the TUC's job quality index published today.