The six-year real wage squeeze has no recorded historical precedent.
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Unemployment decreased by 146,000 in the three months to Juy 2014 to 2.02 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.2 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
While the overall number of people in work is now higher than in 2008, the composition of the workforce is very different.
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).
Men living in the most deprived areas of the country will live almost 20 years less than those in the least deprived areas.
Now that coalition reforms are in place, we’re starting to see the true impact of government policy – and inequality is on the rise.