Employment fell by 6,000, while City of London analysts had expected a 50,000 increase
Mothers in particular struggle to re-enter the workplace due to a lack of affordable childcare, according to the Young Women’s Trust
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The population must now confront a sharp decline in living standards, driven by globalisation, technology and changes in the structure of the work force
What if there is no employer or employee? Just about everyone in an advanced economy will be self-employed at some stage, yet most people are educated to think of 'getting a job' and legislation works on the presumption that people are employed
The 55 MPs warn the cuts will be devastating in deprived areas
Claimant count fell by 8,600 to 764,000 in July. City of London analysts had been expecting an increase in wake of referendum
Bank of England's monetary stimulus depresses investment returns increasing pension gaps; joblessness predicted to hit 5.5% by the end of next year; meanwhile the FTSE 100 is booming
'The food currently wasted in Europe could feed 200 million people,' says the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation
The proportion out of work was 4.9 per cent in the March to May period, the lowest since July to September 2005
The UK economy is likely to suffer 'severe confidence effects on spending and business'
Credit Suisse published the warning in a gloomy note title 'Mayday! Mayday!'
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Inquiries into the deaths of benefit claimants have revealed the government was repeatedly warned that vulnerable people were struggling to cope with benefit cuts, it has been reported.
“The bottom line, which may surprise many people, is that EU immigration has not harmed the pay, jobs or public services enjoyed by Britons"
Despite support for the government from moderate unions, the changes are seen by militant union federations as a sell-out to employers