Tag Archives: ONS

Self employed included in employment statistics BUT are excluded from calculations of UK average weekly wage

Reposted from Ripped Off Britons (ROB) There are many ways, and many more motives, to raise an average. For example here are two ways to raise Average Wages: 1) Have more people on higher pay 2) Have fewer people on … Continue reading

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Another tory BIG FAT LIE!

Reposted from Tax Research UK – by Richard Murphy £3,028 tax claim does not add up According to the FT: Mr Cameron will use his Downing Street press conference to claim that Labour would put up taxes by £3,028 for every … Continue reading

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The PM who cried wolf.

David Cameron can thump the table, stamp his feet and shout all he likes …. he’s been caught out in a lie and now the pigeons have come home to roost! When you have an (unelected) prime minister and a … Continue reading

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Real Britain Index shows effect of pay cuts

Reposted from Public & Commercial Services (PCS) website Nothing we didn’t already know, despite the lies the tories try and feed us! New cost of living figures – The Real Britain Index – reveal the real effect of pay cuts … Continue reading

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Are the improving unemployment figures all they seem to be? Dig a little deeper into the stats and see what you will find.

Reposted from Ripped off Britons Wages in the UK continue to fall in real terms (rising slower than inflation) in spite of an improving labour market. So are these falling unemployment figures really all that encouraging?  Office of National Statistics (ONS) … Continue reading

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Nature of the Beast

Reposted from Vox Political View original article here http://wp.me/p4Sru1-1Vy David Cameron must be so proud. He wanted a return to the Victorian era and that is exactly what he has achieved. Wages have nosedived, meaning the gap between the richest and … Continue reading

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Is self employment the panacea for all our ills?

The ConDem Coalition claims that “more people are in work than ever before” have been undermined by a report that shows the number of traditional employee jobs is falling or flatlining across the country – a phenomenon masked by an … Continue reading

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DWP on verge of meltdown over big welfare projects – Margaret Hodge

Ah…Mrs Hodge strikes again. Take that DWP!   Margaret Hodge singled out the DWP as struggling with the delivery of welfare changes. Photograph: Richard Gardner/REX Iain Duncan Smith‘s Department for Work and Pensions is facing “meltdown” over three of its … Continue reading

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Happy New Year …

So here it is, that time again, where I resolve to give up eating chocolate, drinking wine and try to be nicer to people! One of my other New Year resolutions is to make people aware of the harsh regime … Continue reading

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Is There Another Iain Duncan Smith Scandal Waiting To break?

Reblogged from Ayes to the left Osborne’s housing bubble,  falling living standards and cost of living crisis are not the only problems we have threatening to derail this quasi economic recovery, we also have a massive scandal in the making about statistics … Continue reading

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