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TUC Economic Quarterly Report #4

06 Jun 2014, by in Economic Reports

The latest TUC economic quarterly report provides an analysis of UK economic and labour market developments over recent months, and includes an extended feature on self-employment.  In this issue we find GDP growth has been strong since the start of 2013. But GDP per capita is less impressive. And returning to the pre-recession peak is…

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TUC Economic Quarterly Report #3

12 Feb 2014, by in Economic Reports

This TUC economic quarterly report provides an analysis of UK economic and labour market developments over the three months to February.   In this issue we find  The recovery remains unbalanced with business investment and net trade lagging expectations Improvements in headline employment measures mask concerning regional trends.  Falls in real wages continue. Since the…

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TUC Economic Quarterly Report #2

01 Oct 2013, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

The latest economic quarterly report provides an analysis of UK economic and labour market developments over the three months to September. In this issue we find: Despite the recent pick up, growth has been weak and rebalancing is not occurring. There has been very little progress on deficit reduction. The labour market statistics continue the…

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TUC Economic Quarterly Report: #1

26 Jun 2013, by in Economic Reports

This new TUC Economic Quarterly Report provides an analysis of UK economic and labour market developments over the three months to June 2013. In this first edition, we show that growth has been weak and rebalancing is not occurring, with very little progress on deficit reduction; that the Labour market is essentially stagnant and we…

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Labour Market Report #35

27 Mar 2013, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

This month’s Labour Market Report looks at the latest employment and unemployment statistics. In this issue: Employment at a turning point? Unemployment up – more than a blip? Wages continue to fall in real terms. View the full report online at the TUC website where you can also download a PDF version of the report.

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Labour Market Report #34

21 Feb 2013, by in Economic Reports, Labour market

This month’s Labour Market Report looks at the latest employment and unemployment statistics. Over the past twelve months the number of people in employment has grown by 584,000 but is that figure misleading? Average earnings growth is still below inflation but there are some indications that pay negotiations are starting to win higher settlements than…

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TUC Economic Report – Productivity

07 Feb 2013, by in Economic Reports, Economics

The TUC’s latest Economic Report is now online and covers the UK’s ‘productivity paradox’. The report analyses the relationship between estimates of productivity growth and the size of the structural deficit and surveys the recent debate between supply optimists and supply pessimists. It then goes on to look at eight commonly given explanations for the…

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