Category Archives: Sustainable Economy

Tax revenues are under relentless attack – the government needs to take action

George Osborne ncrj

Chasing tax avoiders is labour intensive, but since 2005, 34,000 jobs have gone from HMRC.

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Austerity (still) won’t balance the books

Povertyj

Austerity not only drives the growing inequality in our society, it drives the divisiveness that demonises the migrant, the welfare claimant or the public sector worker.

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Labour needs policies that end low paid and low skilled work

Money no copyrightj

The UK has too many poorly performing workplaces, according to a new report.

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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

Canary wharf ncrj

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?

Leadersj

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

Povertyj

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

Job Centre2j

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

Money no copyrightj

Things are actually even worse than they seem.

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Manufacturing suffers another setback on Osborne’s watch

George Osborne ncrj

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

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