Prior to the pandemic, a clear negative relationship existed between vacancies and unemployment. The experience of 2020 challenged this relationship and seemed to indicate labour market inefficiencies.
This year has seen rising fuel prices across all of Europe, however, countries have not been united in their approach to dealing with it.
Fine particles and pollutants in the air resulting from human activity negatively impact our wellbeing, the NHS, and inadvertently the economy.
Summary The number of people employed by the civil service ballooned after the Brexit vote, reversing a long-term trend of declining staff numbers. However, not all grades were affected equally. Proposed reductions in the number of civil servants must take into account the story of the last ten years to ensure the provision of public […]
The earnings gap between the advantaged and disadvantaged is often explained using educational attainment, though this week’s chart questions whether more is at play.
This week’s chart examines the main taxes in the UK, assessing the extent to which they can be seen as progressive or not.