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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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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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The labour market: employment gains but historic lows in earnings

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The six-year real wage squeeze has no recorded historical precedent.

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Unemployment down 146,000 to 2.02 million

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.

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

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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

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Dismal pay figures have left many scratching their heads.

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George Osborne: making failure look like success

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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.

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UK GDP up 0.8 per cent

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).

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New ONS figures reveal the startling state of health inequality

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Men living in the most deprived areas of the country will live almost 20 years less than those in the least deprived areas.

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Unemployment falling, but many still left behind

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The recovery is not dealing everyone an even hand.

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