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Economic Reports (page 7)

Recession report #6: Unemployment rises, and looks as if it is going to go on rising for a long time

27 Apr 2009, by in Economic Reports, Economics, Working Life

Read the TUC Recession Report for April 2009 Today we have published our sixth Recession Report, where we analyse the most recent labour market statistics. What has been happening? It is not a pretty picture; the number of unemployed people and the proportion of the workforce who are unemployed have both risen, the number in…


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Putting recession into context – our first monthly report

18 Nov 2008, by in Economic Reports, Economics, Labour market, Working Life

Today we launched our first Recession Report. This monthly series will provide ongoing analysis of labour market trends and forecasts, and provide some of the facts behind the headlines. It will also consider how the recession is impacting upon particular policy areas, and in the November edition we provide a focus on vulnerable employment.


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Unemployment figures tomorrow

11 Nov 2008, by in Economic Reports, Economics

The latest unemployment figures will be published at 9.30am tomorrow (Wednesday).  Unfortunately they will almost certainly make for grim reading.  Richard and Nicola will aim to produce an immediate take on the figures by midday.  This will be posted on the blog under one or other of their names.  Following that, the first of the TUC’s monthly Recession Reports…


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