While the overall number of people in work is now higher than in 2008, the composition of the workforce is very different.
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Unemployment decreased by 132,000 in the three months to June 2014 to 2.08 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.4 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
Whether they are a growing underclass or a sign of the UK economy’s bright future, the growing army of self-employed warrant our attention.
A senior Tory at the heart of government policymaking has let slip that the Conservatives are considering a new tax plan which could hammer middle and low earners.
‘Are you better off than four years ago?’ Ed Balls channels Reagan to highlight biggest fall in earnings since 1874
The call follows a raft of recent reports highlighting inequality as a threat to the global economy.
Celebrating today’s GDP figures as a victory for the chancellor would be a like praising the punctuality of the chauffeur who arrives at his destination three hours late.
UK GDP grew by 0.8 per cent in the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest quarterly national accounts from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).