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A quick browse of the UK front page, and there’s plenty of coronavirus coverage across them …
“EU to open up to vaccinated Britons as UK urges caution” is the top story in the Guardian print edition today.
Working women are facing a significant risk in the UK labour market, with far greater numbers being made redundant as a result of the pandemic than during the 2007 financial crisis, according to analysis seen by the Guardian.
Women are experiencing much higher levels of redundancies during the Covid pandemic than in previous recessions, according to the Trades Union Congress. Female redundancies in the UK hit 178,000 between September and November 2020, according to its analysis – 76% higher than the peak reached during the height of the financial crisis when female redundancy levels hit 100,000.
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