Tag Archives: economy

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In-work poverty rising


Rising employment and wages figures out today (December 11) belied the overall health of the economy as new GDP figures painted a starker picture of... Read More
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‘Truly in tatters’


The UK economy’s has slowed down ‘notably’ according to the latest GDP figures released yesterday (July 25), with the leader of Unite, slamming the government,... Read More
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‘Cruel illusion’


A 0.3 per cent drop in inflation is “cold comfort” for working people whose wages continue to fall in real terms, Unite said yesterday (July... Read More
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Fujitsu hammer blow


Fujitsu’s plans to axe 1,800 jobs - about 18 per cent of its UK workforce – has been branded ‘a hammer blow’ to the British... Read More
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Insecure work on rise


Unite cautioned government ministers against ‘popping out the champagne’ today (December 16) as it warned the fall in unemployment masked a continued rise in self-employment... Read More
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Shrinking the state


Unite has described the government’s spending cuts as “ideologically driven nonsense” after George Osborne's plans were roundly criticised by a former head of the civil... Read More
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Get grip on manufacturing


Unite has made it clear ministers have still not ‘got to grips’ over formulating a coherent manufacturing strategy as figures showed a sharp dip in industrial... Read More