Category Archives: Sustainable Economy

UK GDP up 0.7 per cent

UK GDP grew by 0.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2014, according to the latest quarterly national accounts from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Pay at the top has become a self-enriching racket

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The relationship between bonus increases and profit growth is virtually non-existent.

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Exclusive: Do the party conference tax announcements stack up?

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Spencer Thompson has picked apart the conference announcements of Labour, the Conservatives and the Lib Dems – so which party will benefit whom?

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Austerity economics don’t add up and Scotland’s public services are living through a lost decade

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The political energy released during the referendum campaign is focused on inequality during Scotland’s Challenge Poverty Week.

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Good news on the jobs front, but pay is definitely not recovering

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We’re going down an uncertain path, with serious threats for working people.

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New cost of living figures show real effect of recession on pay

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Things are actually even worse than they seem.

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Manufacturing suffers another setback on Osborne’s watch

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The UK is still over-reliant for growth on inflated house prices and low paid jobs.

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Row over CETA free trade deal escalates

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The row between Canada and Germany over the future of the stalled CETA free trade deal rumbles on after Germany said it wanted to re-open the talks.

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We’ve a long way to go to beat the payday lenders

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Despite new regulation, the big lenders will remain.

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More apprentices not receiving minimum wage under coalition

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The proportion of apprentices not receiving the National Minimum Wage has risen from 20 per cent in 2011 to 29 per cent in 2012.

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