The government is citing out of date figures in an attempt to wriggle out of its food bank shame, writes James Bloodworth.
Category Archives: Sustainable Economy
If we measure inflation by the Retail Price Index – far more commonly used than CPI in pay bargaining – real pay is still falling, writes Richard Exell.
Unemployment decreased by 77,000 between September 2013 and November 2013 to 2.33 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.9 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
Don’t believe the coalition hype. The so-called ‘cost of living crisis’ is far from over, writes James Bloodworth.
The ISA is a tax break for the prosperous/rich right now, but with the loss to a future chancellor in 20 or 30 years time.
It is no longer sufficient to have a public discussion about the banking system that neglects the economy as a whole, writes Jack Copley.
New figures from Shelter demonstrate just how precarious the economic recovery still is for many people.