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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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The public is to the left of Labour, but that’s where things get complicated

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Ed Miliband beware: people don’t vote for policies, they vote for governments.

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Why growth alone is no longer enough – Ed Miliband sets out ‘inclusive prosperity’

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Miliband’s challenge will be persuading people that government can make a difference without simply throwing money at things.

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

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

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It’s time to reverse the ascendance of finance capitalism

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The financialisation of capitalism began in the 1970s and is now firmly established.

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Unemployment figures: London continues to pull away from the rest of the country

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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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Can the left learn to live with the self-employed?

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The self-employed appear happier and more content than typical employees.

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George Osborne’s opposition to the Financial Transactions Tax is the height of madness

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Angela Merkel, right-leaning Mariano Rajoy, and the man dubbed ‘Italy’s Tony Blair’ all support it, so why doesn’t George Osborne?

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The jobs recovery continues, but with insecure low paid work in the ascendency

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Despite the continuing good news on unemployment, many people are still feeling the squeeze.

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