Millions of the poorest households gain nothing from increases in the personal tax allowance.
Category Archives: Sustainable Economy
Inflation in Britain is the joint highest in the EU, according to a relase out today from the statistics office of the European Union.
Sorry Guido, but there really is a cost of living crisis and it’s getting worse under a Tory government.
It will be difficult to reduce levels of child poverty in the UK without a concerted effort to increase the employment rate of workless partners.
There are more jobs, but the pay is lower, your chances of being underemployed are higher, your risk of losing your job is higher, and if you do become unemployed your chances of getting a job are lower.
Unemployment decreased by 48,000 between July 2013 and September 2013 to 2.47 million, with the unemployment rate now at 7.6 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
Unite has set out ten recommendations for rebalancing the economy and developing an effective manufacturing strategy.
The threat from deflation has been a regular theme for discussion amongst the economists linked to the Green New Deal group over the last few years and rightly so.
How Britain fares internationally when it comes to low wages.
Rising sanctions will mean ministers blow the trumpet – but we could be forcing people through the safety net
Tom MacInnes of the New Policy Institute looks at the number of sanctions imposed on recipients of Jobseeker’s Allowance.