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VIDEO: Employment trends July 2013

25 Jul 2013, by in Labour market

The latest labour market data follows the trends we have seen in recent months. Small improvements in overall employment and unemployment but youth unemployment and long-term unemployment remain high; and those in work continue to see the value of their wages fall.

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The UK’s low pay recovery

15 Jul 2013, by in Labour market

New TUC analysis shows that seventy-seven percent of net job creation since June 2010 has taken place in industries where the average wage is less than £7.95 an hour. Just over one in five net new employee jobs created since June 2010 have been in the highly paid computer programming, consultancy and related services industries,…

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VIDEO: Employment trends June 2013

19 Jun 2013, by in Labour market

The latest labour market data released does initially give us some instant positive headlines. However once you start looking behind these headlines and at the labour market from a longer term perspective the picture is not quite as great as the headlines may suggest. We are still heading towards an economy in which recovery is sluggish…

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