12 November 2019

Fall in women in employment must not be allowed to continue

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Helen Morrissey, Personal Finance Specialist
Helen Morrissey

Corporate PR Specialist – Long Term Savings

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Commenting on today’s UK Labour Market statistics, Helen Morrissey, pension specialist at Royal London, said:

“After being a real driving force in labour market growth today’s figures show that in quarter 3 the number of women in employment fell. We can only hope this is a small blip in the overall upward trend as spending any time out of the workforce has a huge impact on women’s ability to build a strong financial future as they miss out on being able to build up a workplace pension through auto-enrolment. This trend must not be allowed to continue and we need to do all we can to promote strong female participation in the workforce.”

About Royal London:

Royal London is the largest mutual life insurance, pensions and investment company in the UK, with assets under management of £138.9 billion, 8.6 million policies in force and 4,126 employees. Figures quoted are as at 31 December 2019.

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Helen Morrissey, Corporate PR Specialist – Long Term Savings