Monthly Labour Market Briefing from Paul Swinney, with an overview of the Work Programme.
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Monthly Labour Market Briefing from Paul Swinney, with analysis of the impact of the recession three years on.
Monthly Labour Market Briefing from Paul Swinney, with a focus on youth unemployment.
The Spending Review gave us the detail on how the Government intends to reduce its £109 billion structural budget deficit. The impact of the cuts will certainly fall heavily on all cities.
Cities Outlook 2010 finds that, as we move out of recession, the UK will face an uneven recovery. Already-robust city economies like Brighton are more likely to grow stronger, leaving others like Doncaster further behind.
The public sector spending squeeze will be the overarching narrative of the next decade of British politics. Public sector employment, which has grown significantly over the past decade, will start to shrink. Nationally, between 240,000 and 290,000 jobs could be cut by 2014.
How can Hull city promote economic development across the real economy of its city-region? What should be Hull City Council's priorities to encourage the growth of higher-value business sectors and employment? How can workforce skills and aspirations be increased in Hull?
What can Belfast do to tackle concentrations of worklessness within the city? How can Belfast build on a decade of growth to encourage private enterprise in the city economy?
The global downturn is leading us to a very different labour market dynamic. Previously hard to fill vacancies are becoming less hard to fill, and the increase in JSA claimants could lead to more direct interaction between A8 migrants and the newly unemployed. The economic impacts will, however, play out very differently in each city.
Cities Outlook 2009 reveals the cities most exposed to recession - and least well placed to ride out job losses and business closures over the coming months. In 2009 all cities will feel recession bite but they will also be leading the upturn as the economy recovers.