We should seek the closest possible relationship with the EU and an open trade policy. Firms need confidence to invest.
Posts Tagged: Unemployment
The employment and unemployment rates are each at the best levels since the 1970s. But do voters care?
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
Half of all food bank users are disabled, and we know that appropriate, secure, properly-paid work is the best route out of poverty.
Prospects for the economy 1) Andrew Lilico: It’s steady as she goes – but there are some risks ahead
The first article in our new mini-series studies the lie of the economic land – and the implications of Brexit.
Behind the ‘jobs miracle’ lies a system, built on tax credits, which subsidises low pay and encourages businesses to over-hire at the expense of investment.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
May’s manifesto is real politics – that’s to say, a serious attempt to prepare Britain for the post-Brexit challenges of the future.
There has been progress – and there are signs that many BME Labour voters are beginning to feel that their votes are being taken for granted.
Iain Dale: Gove was focused on changing prisons for the better. Truss seems focused instead on trying to gain headlines.
Plus: Unemployment is down. Productivity is up. Wages are up. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit…
Children lose out, and there’s a knock-on elder care, too.
Our city lags behind the UK average in unemployment and productivity. The new mayor must use City Hall’s new levers to make it more competitive.
Iain Duncan Smith: In office, I worked to tackle the roots of poverty. My new mission is to deal with those of low productivity.
The Centre for Social Justice, which I am now chairing once again, is turning its attention to the quality of growth and jobs.
The pace of change is accelerating and jobs for life will soon be a memory. We need a radical shift towards life-long, in-work training and learning.
It is not so much a location where goods and services can be sold, but rather a system of political control.