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, pensions and investment company in the UK, with funds under management of £130 billion, 8.8 million policies in force and 4,046 employees. Figures quoted are as at June 2019.

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Helen Morrissey, Corporate PR Specialist – Long Term Savings