Matthew Taylor has told The Independent that he will, nevertheless, not shy away from highlighting the issue and that he believes the Treasury is already looking at reform
In the Office for National Statistics' last report inflation in December came in at 1.6 per cent.
In its Winter Forecasts, the Commission has pencilled in growth or 1.5 per cent for Britain in 2017, much lower than the Bank of England's 2 per cent projection
The case of Gary Smith reveals how outdated such assumptions are in today’s workforce. As the Court of Appeal’s ruling last week confirmed, the economic reality of Smith’s relationship with Pimlico Plumbers was that he was a worker rather than a self-employed contractor
A positive net balance of 25 per cent of surveyors saw a rise in prices in January and prices are still seen by surveyors as continuing to rise over the next year
The findings will add to fears that the UK’s highly concentrated banking system is still hampering the economic recovery and dragging on productivity growth
Average pay growth of 2.7 per cent in 2016 is expected to slow to 2.2 per cent in 2016, while inflation rises to 2.7 per cent.
‘In my view, if the real economy remains solid and the pick-up in the nominal data continues, this could soon suggest an increase in the bank rate,’ she said
The reform being presented by deluded right-wing American politicians as a way of sticking it to cheating foreigners actually represents the world’s best chance for lancing the boil of rampant tax evasion by multinational companies
The employment rate for people aged 50-69 is around 59 per cent and Andy Briggs wants to see that rise to 66 per cent over five years
Non-farm payrolls rose by 227,000 last month, much higher than the 175,000 expected by economists
Services have been almost entirely responsible for the maintenance of growth since last June’s Brexit referendum
The fact that those who had been granted green cards (permanent residence) were initially included in the ban will have sent a chill through any non-American worker in the US, regardless of nationality or religion
Input costs rose at the fastest pace since the survey began in 1992 due to sterling’s 12 per cent trade-weighted slump since last June's referendum
The idea that multinational corporations colluded with foreign governments to poach high-paying US jobs is a paranoid fantasy, as is the idea that Trump ripping up trade deals will bring back low-productivity manufacturing jobs to America
What does this mean? Why would it matter? And is it even true?