Tag Archives: The Economy

Debt is still the problem in this cost of living crisis

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Debt, rather than earnings, is being used to cover living costs, writes Carl Packman.

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Cost of living crisis over? Three things the Tory press won’t tell you this week

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Recovery. What recovery? asks James Bloodworth.

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It’s not enough to talk only about banking. We need to talk about the entire economy

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It is no longer sufficient to have a public discussion about the banking system that neglects the economy as a whole, writes Jack Copley.

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Britain still needs a pay rise

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Britain badly needs a pay rise, right across the board.

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Inflation: Less triumphalism please, the cost of living crisis is far from over

Today’s news on inflation is certainly welcome; but we’re not on the home straights yet.

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According to George Osborne, a UK manufacturing resurgence is still not on the cards

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Yesterday’s Budget did little to convince Unite and our members employed in manufacturing that the government has set a course to re-balance the UK economy.

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Budget 2014: Reaction across the nations

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Across the nations, reaction to the chancellor’s budget yesterday has been lukewarm at best.

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The government is failing miserably in the face of a growing UK housing crisis

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While chancellor George Osborne’s Budget yesterday had a strong housing focus, which was welcomed in housing circles, the announcements failed miserably in the face of a growing UK housing crisis.

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Yesterday’s budget failed to deliver the help that the UK’s hard pressed households need

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This was a Budget that delivered rising living standards to those who are already well off.

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Budget 2014: Devolved governments call on the chancellor to act

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Ahead of today’s budget, the Welsh government has called on the chancellor to encourage and support investment in vital infrastructure projects.

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