Tag Archives: The Economy

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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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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Ending the public sector pay cap could raise millions

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Lifting the pay cap would be beneficial for both the exchequer and the economy.

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Growth rate slowing in some areas, according to new report

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Growth slowed in some industries between April and June, warns the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

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