Tag Archives: The Economy

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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New cost of living figures show real effect of recession on pay

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Things are actually even worse than they seem.

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Manufacturing suffers another setback on Osborne’s watch

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

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What you need to know about Osborne’s working age benefit freeze

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Your cut out and keep guide to today’sannouncement on freezing working age benefits.

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George Osborne and a compendium of failure

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Despite economic growth returning, the chancellor’s record is less rosy than he makes out.

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The message to Chuka Umunna and his shadow BIS team – be bold

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Relying on short-term, low skill jobs to boost the economy is not the answer.

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IFS: Tories will need to put up taxes or make bigger spending cuts after election

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The bombshell will come as a boost to Labour ahead of conference season.

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Event: How can we make economic growth work for everyone?

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Left Foot Forward is hosting a discussion about making economic growth fairer at this year’s Labour Party conference in Manchester.

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A strong recovery needs strong unions and public investment

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When the share of wages in national income decreases, consumption decreases.

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The UK is becoming the self-employment capital of Europe

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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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