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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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Apprenticeship starts for young people fall by over 11,000 under coalition

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Securing an apprenticeship is now twice as hard as getting a place at university.

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Which party can close the living standards gulf for low-earning families?

Money ncrj

Recovery alone will not restore lost ground facing low-earning parents – the parties need to ensure the worst off feel the benefit of growth.

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Advanced manufacturing must play a major role in growing and rebalancing the economy

Manufacturing1j

A review of manufacturing commissioned by Labour says the UK needs to avoid damaging economic short-termism.

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The brutal impact of austerity on Scotland’s public services

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Scotland’s budget is being slashed by more than £6 billion in real terms.

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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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Employment is up yet again – but the job is not quite done

Job Centre ncrj

There are more benefits to full employment than you might think.

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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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