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The incredible economy

The figures on the UK economy are becoming ever more incredible. Unemployment fell by another 46,000 yesterday, for the fourth successive month. A million private sector jobs have been created since 2010 (double the number of government job cuts). And … Continue reading

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Isn’t ‘underemployment’ a good thing?

Last month’s fall in UK unemployment – by 45,000 – was greeted with puzzled muttering in the media. The economic signals are so muddled that no-one knows what to make of them. According to the ONS, the economy is now … Continue reading

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