• 2 Dec 2014

    The government is collecting £17bn less than forecast in income tax because of the lack of earnings growth in the UK, according to the TUC.

  • 5 Sep 2014

    The shift in employment from higher to lower paying industries, and rising levels of under-employment have helped push earnings growth to a record low, says the TUC.

  • 9 May 2013

    The UK is experiencing a slower economic recovery than 23 of the 33 advanced economies monitored by theIMF, according to new analysis published by the TUC.

  • 1 May 2013

    The TUC has put forward five key priorities for the next two years in its campaign plan published today (1May).

  • 18 Feb 2013

    The UK has experienced the second slowest export growth of all G7 countries since 2010, with only Japan faring worse, the TUC says.

  • 31 Dec 2012

    Quaker Meetings are not hotbeds of the competitive instinct and in most Meeting Houses you will probably find a poster depicting two donkeys tethered to each other, straining in opposite directions to reach bundles of hay. In the second frame, the animals have realised the futility of their actions and are standing side by side munching contentedly from the same manger. 'Co-operation is better than conflict' is the caption.

  • 10 Nov 2012

    A new Consumer Focus report says making the homes of low-income households more energy efficient will boost growth and create jobs.

  • 30 Oct 2011

    It’s the G20 in Cannes this week. You’ve got to love the French for putting the summit in one of the most glamorous towns on the Cote d’Azur, but I suppose they’re versed in security down there, what with the film festival and all. I expect it’s pretty similar logistics ensuring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt can move safely from uber-yacht to La Croisette to the Carlton Hotel, as it will be for the 20 wealthiest nation heads of state to shuffle to the convention centre.

  • 2 Oct 2011

    “Slow down,you move too fast” In the 45 years which have passed since Paul Simon wrote the 59th Street Bridge Song, we have come to move a whole lot faster.

  • 10 Jun 2010

    A major correction to world GDP is inevitable, economist Hannes Kunz told attendees at an international forum in Colle di Val d'Elsa, Italy on Tuesday.