Tag Archives: labour market statistics

Unless we see a pick-up in productivity, the UK risks slower growth

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 down 167,000 to 2.32 million

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.

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Despite welcome news on unemployment, pay and productivity are stagnating

Despite today’s welcome news on falling unemployment, pay and productivity are stagnating.

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Unemployment down 99,000 to 2.39 million

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.

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Today’s good employment news only deserves one-and-a-half cheers

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.

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Today’s jobs figures: this doesn’t feel like a recovery

Today’s labour market statistics show that for most people this doesn’t feel like a recovery.

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The real economy: low pay, low productivity, low exports and low investment

Today’s labour market statistics continue the story of recent months: rising employment and stagnating earnings.

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Unemployment down 24,000 to 2.49 million

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.

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As the labour market recovers we must ensure disabled people are not left behind

Addressing the disability employment challenge obscured by today’s labour market statistics.

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Labour market still marked by serious weakness

The latest labour market statistics show some encouraging signs, but the headline figures disguise serious weakness.

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