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  • Earnings stats awaited

    Official statistics on average earnings will be released today and many expect them to show that wages are outstripping inflation. The Office for National Statistics revealed that CPI had fallen to 1.6% in March, with the most recent average earnings figures showing a rise of 1.4%. However, many analysts expect that figure ...

British Business

Michael Fallon: No private sector rescue for closing mines

Michael Fallon said two of the three remaining deep pit coal mines were not economically sustainable and would close next year.   “The company concerned has been ...

Construction

Labour: Hilary Benn response to the Government’s release of a prospectus on garden cities

Labour press release Hilary Benn MP, Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, responding to the Government’s release of a prospect...

Consumers

Treasury Committee: Government agrees to an independent review of the Money Advice Service

Treasury Committee press release The Treasury Committee has today published a letter responding to its report on the Money Advice Service (MAS) in which the Financ...

Employment

TUC: More than two in five new jobs created since mid-2010 have been self-employed

TUC press release More than two in five new jobs created since mid-2010 have been self-employed Self-employment accounts for 44 per cent of the net rise in emp...

Financial Services

Labour: Which? right to highlight the lack of competition in banking system - Jamieson

Labour press release Cathy Jamieson MP, Labour's Shadow Financial Secretary to the Treasury, commenting on the call by Which? for a full competition inquiry into ...

Food & Drink

End Hunger Fast:70,000 strong petition to highlight food poverty scandal delivered before Budget

End Hunger Fast campiagn press release Six Clergy (in formal wear, including clerical collars) and food poverty campaigner and top new author Jack Monroe will han...

Indicators

CBI: Comments on inflation rate

Confederation of British Industry press release CBI comments on inflation rate The CBI commented on the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rate falling to 1...

Insurance

Treasury Committee: Andrew Tyrie comments on appointment of Simon Davis to conduct inquiry into FCA

Treasury Committee press release Commenting on the appointment of Simon Davis of Clifford Chance to conduct an independent inquiry into the handling of the FCA's ...

Manufacturing

Clegg: not all free school meals will be hot

  The Government will not insist that all infant schools provide free hot meals, Nick Clegg has said. Pressed at Deputy Prime Minister's Questions by Labour MP ...

Public Sector Finances

Labour: Treasury analysis of the economic impact of tax changes - Response from Cathy Jamieson

Labour press release Cathy Jamieson MP, Labour's Shadow Treasury minister, commenting on Treasury analysis of the economic impact of tax changes, said: "If the...

Retail Sector

USDAW: Shopworkers need protection and Government sentencing guidelines don’t go far enough

USDAW press release Shopworkers need protection and Government sentencing guidelines don’t go far enough says Usdaw Shopworkers trade union leader John Hannett ...

Tax

Labour: Treasury analysis of the economic impact of tax changes - Response from Cathy Jamieson

Labour press release Cathy Jamieson MP, Labour's Shadow Treasury minister, commenting on Treasury analysis of the economic impact of tax changes, said: "If the...

Trade Unions

TUC: Unions must tackle the toxic debate around immigration

TUC press release  Addressing the several hundred delegates attending the annual TUC black workers’ conference at Congress House later today (Friday), TUC General ...

Utilities

Labour: Today the Tories and Lib Dems have a second chance to back Labour’s amendment to tackle the cost of living crisis and help those struggling to pay their water bill - Maria Eagle

Labour press release Today the Tories and Lib Dems have a second chance to back Labour’s amendment to tackle the cost of living crisis and help those struggling t...

Welfare

Citizens Advice sees 60 per cent increase in problems with JSA sanctions

Citizens Advice press release The minimum four week sanction for JSA claimants risks pushing people further away from work, according to new figures released toda...

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