Tag Archives: employment

Once again we’re reminded: this won’t feel like a recovery to most people

Job Centre ncrj

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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With strong economic growth we should be seeing wages going up, not down

Money no copyrightj

Dismal pay figures have left many scratching their heads.

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Unemployment down 132,000 to 2.08 million

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.

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The UK is becoming the self-employment capital of Europe

Job Centre ncrj

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.

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Three reasons pay might be falling

George Osborne nc1j

Good unemployment figures but stagnant pay have been the story about each month’s jobs figures for a year now.

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Unemployment falling, but many still left behind

Job Centre ncrj

The recovery is not dealing everyone an even hand.

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Unemployment down 121,000 to 2.12 million

Unemployment decreased by 121,000 in the three months to May 2014 to 2.12 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.5 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.

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Training for young people is a good move, but Labour should be asking more of employers

Ed Miliband ncrj

Without reference to how Labour intends to bring about good growth there is little point talking about training.

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Progressives should back Ed Miliband’s welfare proposals

Job Centre ncrj

Working class voters, who the left is supposed to champion, want a fairer and more contributory welfare system.

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Unemployment figures: London continues to pull away from the rest of the country

Job centre ncrj

In the last two years, the number in employment in London has gone up by 312,000 – much higher than any other region.

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