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High inflation set to continue into 2014

The stubborn nature of inflation stops the Bank of England from acting, pushes living costs further up and is seemingly ignored by the government.

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Economic update – December 2012: Triple-dip ahead?

IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for December 2012.

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Economic update – November 2012: Good news for Osborne ahead of autumn statement

IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for November 2012.

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GDP growth masks fall in wages and impact on union rights

Tentative GDP figures draws our attention to the fall in wages and its impact upon union rights, writes Tony Burke.

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The economic puzzle: The stats may be good but the grim jobs news keeps coming

The headline stats – on GDP and on unemployment – are, on the face of it, good news for the economy and the government – yet the grim news keeps rolling in.

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A land value tax should be at the heart of London’s economic recovery

Jenny Jones AM, leader of the Green Party on the London Assembly, argues the case for a land value tax to be at the heart of London’s economic recovery.

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We’re out of recession – but it’s too early to pop the champagne corks

The UK is out of the double-dip recession, which is good news – but it’s far too early to for the government to think we’re out of the woods.

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‘Special factors’ help GDP grow 1% in Q3 2012 and end double dip recession

Following three quarters of contraction, UK GDP grew 1% in the third quarter of 2012, taking the country out of the double-dip recession – thanks to the Olympic boost.

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Unions tell IMF and World Bank to halt destructive austerity policies

Last weeks IMF/World Bank meetings in Tokyo highlighted the fact the austerity measures being forced upon countries are not working, writes Tony Burke.

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Economic update – October 2012: There’s been an upturn but the economy is still struggling

IPPR’s Amna Silim presents the latest Left Foot Forward economic update, for October 2012.

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