Tag: public sector

On Regional Zero Hours Contracts

On Regional Zero Hours Contracts…

Deliveroo has 'created' 7,200 jobs in the UK restaurant sector, increasing revenue by £460 million over the period. Deliveroo’s employment model of flexible labour has led to growth mainly of couriers, classed as ‘self-employed independent contractors’, but also of cooks,...

/ September 5, 2019
Average Percentage of Degree-Educated Population vs GVA Growth by Region

UK Regions: Percentage of Degree-Educated Population vs GVA Growth

To varying extents, London has led the UK’s economic growth since the 1990s as a product of financial deregulation which not only boosted GVA but also served to attract more degree-educated ...

/ May 10, 2019
Impact of Forecasting Changes on Borrowing

Chart of the Week: Week 49, 2016: Impact of Forecasting Changes on Borrowing

The Office for Budget Responsibility has projected that the Brexit bill will be £60bn over the next five years as a result of lower growth and weaker tax returns.

/ November 24, 2016
Public Sector Net Borrowing

Chart of the Week: Week 35, 2014: Public Sector Net Borrowing

Government financial statistics were released at the end of last week, showing that public sector net borrowing was higher in the first third of the financial year than in any other since 2010.

/ August 27, 2014