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Posts Tagged: Employment
Universal Credit. Noble aim, thorny problems – and Rudd’s decision. If the scheme is to work properly, it must be paid for.
If you appoint Duncan Smith to the post she now holds, as Cameron did in 2010, it follows that you must fund his plan fully.
Employee ownership, flexible working, and offering ‘mid-life MOTs’ are all simple, scalable, cost-effective policies ministers can support.
The oft-maligned ‘gig economy’ is delivering flexibility, innovation, choice, and value to millions. But for it to keep doing so, we must adapt.
I, like many colleagues, react badly to the Party’s decision to try and strong-arm me into voting for this deal.
Peter Walker: By defining all construction jobs as ‘low-skilled’, the Migration Advisory Committee is making a serious mistake
The description is misleading, and will deter young people from entering the sector. Ultimately, it will constrain the labour supply needed to build more houses.
Former service personnel of working age are nearly twice as likely to be unemployed as those in the UK general population.
May’s Deal 1) Andrew Feldman – Party members must back it and her. Let’s not give Corbyn the crisis he craves.
If he can’t get an early election, he would take a disorderly departure from the EU, leading to a recession – and to victory at a later date.
Tom Clougherty: Make Work Pay. A new agenda from the CPS for fairer taxes – including an end to pernicious marginal rates.
If one of a couple claiming the marriage allowance becomes a higher rate taxpayer, there is a 23,800 per cent marginal tax rate on the first penny over the threshold.
The Chancellor has been fortunate that the public finances have improved substantially at a particularly convenient time.
Holly Whitbread: Away with this doom and gloom. Let’s all cheer up – and look forward to this new Festival of Britain.
In the face of our challenges, we often forget about our many opportunities, our potential and what we already have to celebrate.
But although the era of austerity is coming to a close, we are emphatically not rejecting the need for ongoing discipline with the public finances.
Wages are growing at their fastest rate for ten years, and employment is at a near-record high. But qualifications are necessary…
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP sets out plans on tax, housing deficits and debt to help achieve inter-generational justice.
“For the last two and a half years I’ve proposed that we put the money that has been taken out back in.”