Unless we see a pick-up in productivity growth soon then the UK risks much slower growth, and lower living standards, in the future.
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Unemployment decreased by 167,000 between September 2013 and November 2013 to 2.32 million, with the unemployment rate now at 7.4 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
Despite today’s welcome news on falling unemployment, pay and productivity are stagnating.
Unemployment decreased by 99,000 between August 2013 and October 2013 to 2.39 million, with the unemployment rate now at 7.4 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
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.
Today’s labour market statistics show that for most people this doesn’t feel like a recovery.
Today’s labour market statistics continue the story of recent months: rising employment and stagnating earnings.
Unemployment decreased by 24,000 between May 2013 and July 2013 to 2.51 million, with the unemployment rate now at 7.7 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.
Addressing the disability employment challenge obscured by today’s labour market statistics.
The latest labour market statistics show some encouraging signs, but the headline figures disguise serious weakness.