While non-disabled men’s and women’s wages have been incrementally rising since 2013, those of their disabled counterparts…
The chart shows that with the exception of 2 occasions, each time the incumbent was ousted at general election, GDP had fallen in the year prior.
Despite the experience of the 1980s when crime rose sharply with unemployment, crime rates in the UK have remained static post the financial crisis despite large fluctuations in unemployment.
Today’s labour market statistics (for the first quarter of the year) show that the unemployment rate remained at 5.1%, where it has been since November 2015.
Last week, the Economic Research Council hosted our fifth annual economic forecasting event, the “Clash of the Titans”, where we invited three economic experts to give their forecasts for 2016.
After a brief stutter last quarter, the UK’s headline unemployment rate continued to fall in the third quarter of the year, to 5.3% (the lowest it has been since the beginning of 2008, when it stayed at 5.2% for around six months).